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