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William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929)

William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929)
Title
William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929)
Date 
1923
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 44 3/4 x 34 1/2 in. ( 113.7 x 87.6 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Lewis Gouverneur Morris
Object Number 
1954.50
Marks 
signature and date: upper left: "Ellen Emmet Rand / 1923" inscription: on back: "Mr. Stewart"
Gallery Label 
Philanthropist and financier William Rhinelander Stewart was born in New York, the son of Lispenard and Mary Rogers (Rhinelander) Stewart. He was president of the Rhinelander Real Estate Co. and an officer of the Greenwich Savings Bank and the Corn Exchange Bank. As a philanthropist, he was active in the work of the Conference on Charities and Corrections and served as president of the State Board of Charities for twenty-five years.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group