Joseph E. Schaefer


Oil on thick illustration board. Portrait of Master Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer. Schaefer wears a olive drab uniform (top button undone) with a artillery belt. He is sitting and rests his right arm on a M1 helmit and leans a rifle up against his left leg. Schaefer is clean shaven, has slicked back brown hair, and is smoking a cigarette. He also wears a gold watch on his left wrist. A light blue top coating covers the majority of the portrait. Schaefer's signature in pencil can be found in the top left corner.

Associated Date: 1941 - 1945

Associated Person: Chase, Joseph CummingsChase, Joseph CummingsArtist: Chase, Joseph Cummings

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War II


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Credit Line: Joseph Cummings Chase

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.47015Catalog Number: 47015Accession Number: 166217

Object Name: Painting

Physical Description: oil (overall production method/technique)thick illustration board (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm


Record Id: nmah_447730

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