Tasker H. Bliss

Tasker H. Bliss

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Description
Oil on illustration board. Portrait of four star General Tasker H. Bliss. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Metals include: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, Spanish Campaign, Philippine Campaign, Army of Cuban Occupation, and Mexican Serivce. Bliss wears a pin with the federal insignia indicating his rank of Chief of American Section, Supreme War Council. He also wears a Sam Browne Belt, possibly a white under shirt (visable at collar), and glasses in his left pocket.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
artist
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
AF.58088M
catalog number
58088M
accession number
203612
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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