Portrait of General John. J. Pershing


Portrait of General John J. Pershing at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Chaumont, France, during World War I, 1918. Oil on illustration board. Pershing wears his AEF uniform with four gold stars on his shoulder and a brown leather Sam Browne Belt across his chest. He wears the insignia of the United States Army on his collar. His hair and moustache are gray and he is looking to the right of the viewer. Signed at bottom left by Pershing in red crayon. Signed at bottom right by the artist, Joseph Cummings Chase.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Depicted (Sitter): Pershing, John J.Artist: Chase, Joseph Cummings

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Grand Est, Chaumont

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.37718BCatalog Number: 37718BAccession Number: 117218

Object Name: Painting

Physical Description: oil (overall production method/technique)illustration board (overall material)canvas (overall material)wood (overall material)plastic strip (overall material)staples (overall material)Measurements: overall: 25 in x 19 in; 63.5 cm x 48.26 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-80b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_447753

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