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William Howard Taft (1857-1930)

Object Number: 
1942.436
Date: 
1912
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 1/2 x 40 1/2 in. ( 128.3 x 102.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "Halmi / White House 1912"
Gallery Label: 
This portrait of President Taft, the twenty-seventh president of the United States (1909-1912), was purchased from the widow of the artist. The Society owns several letters relating to this portrait written by Halmi and C. D. Hilles, secretary to the president.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group