William Sulzer (1863-1941)

William Sulzer (1863-1941)
Title
William Sulzer (1863-1941)
Date 
1910
Medium 
Hollow lost wax cast in bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 11 in. ( 73 x 47 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line 
Gift of William Sulzer
Object Number 
1934.49
Marks 
inscribed: under proper left shoulder: "Elmer Hannon SC Wash DC 1910" inscribed: proper right side of base: "THE HENRY-BONNARD BRONZE Co. MT. VERNON N. Y. 1910." inscribed: front of base: "WM. SULZER"
Gallery Label 
Sulzer entered politics after being admitted to the bar and served in the New York state assembly from 1890-94; in the latter year he was elected to Congress where he remained until 1912 when he was elected governor of New York. The following year he was impeached and removed from office but within a month was re-elected on the Independent ticket to the state assembly where he served one additional term. Thereafter he conducted a private law practice.
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Creative: Tronvig Group