Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953)

Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953)
Title
Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953)
Date 
c. 1945
Medium 
Graphite and red crayon on heavy paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 3/4 x 20 in. ( 62.9 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Object Number 
1947.159
Marks 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Gallery Label 
In the background of this sketch are the buildings of the California Institute of Technology where Millikan served on the first physics faculty and carried on his research for a quarter of a century before retiring in 1945, about the time this portrait was made.
Provenance 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group