Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899) with His Grandchildren

Object Number: 
1946.299
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
canvas: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower left: "Lilly M. Spencer / Decemb, 1898"
Gallery Label: 
Robert Green Ingersoll was a noted lawyer, lecturer and author. He was born in Dresden, New York, grew up in the Midwest, and made his home again in New York after 1885. He appears in this portrait with his grandchildren, Robert G. Ingersoll Brown (ca. 1894-1968) and Eva Ingersoll Brown (1891-1970), children of Eva Ingersoll and Walston Brown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Sherman D. Wakefield (Eva Ingersoll Brown) and Robert Ingersoll Brown
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Creative: Tronvig Group