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William Rhinelander Stewart (1852-1929)

Object Number: 
1954.50
Date: 
1923
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 44 3/4 x 34 1/2 in. ( 113.7 x 87.6 cm )
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Lewis Gouverneur Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group