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Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (1867-1944)

Object Number: 
1930.19
Date: 
1930
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
canvas: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm ) frame: 57 x 47 x 2 1/4 in. ( 144.8 x 119.4 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "DeWitt M. Lockman / 1930"
Gallery Label: 
Architect, author, and philanthropist, I. N. Phelps Stokes was born in New York, the eldest son of Anson Phelps Stokes and Helen Louisa (Phelps) Stokes. He was a partner of Howells and Stokes, a New York architectural firm whose projects included the design for St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University. Stokes, the author of the six-volume "Iconography of Manhattan Island" (1915-28), was the first recipient of the Society's gold medal for achievement in history in 1925.
Credit Line: 
Painted from life for the Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group