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G. Creighton Webb (1854-1948)

Object Number: 
1948.148
Date: 
ca. 1920
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 49 3/4 x 40 in. ( 126.4 x 101.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "M. Bangon Copeland"
Gallery Label: 
Webb was born at Tarrytown, New York, the son of General James Watson Webb. He graduated from Yale in 1876 and later received a law degree from that institution. After practicing law for five years he became the music librarian of the Metropolitan Opera Company. With the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, he was commissioned a colonel and served with distinction. He was appointed secretary to the American legation at St. Petersburg, Russia, after the war.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Colonel G. Creighton Webb
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group