George Gerhard (1830-1902)

George Gerhard (1830-1902)
George Gerhard (1830-1902)
ca. 1898-1900
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. ( 3.8 x 3 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. George T. Pardy
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
Gerhard was born in Hanau, Germany, studied art at the Hanover Drawing Academy, and established a reputation for himself in Germany as a painter of portraits. After working briefly in Paris he came to New York in 1859 where he portrayed such distinguished subjects as Ulysses S. Grant and Archbishop Corrigan.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group