William Howard Taft (1857-1930)

William Howard Taft (1857-1930)
Title
William Howard Taft (1857-1930)
Date 
1912
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 50 1/2 x 40 1/2 in. ( 128.3 x 102.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1942.436
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group