George S. Patton, Jr.

George S. Patton, Jr.

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Description
Oil on illustration board. Portrait of four star General George Smith Patton, Jr. Patton possibly wears a aviation jacket with fur on the collar and a M1 Helmet with four silver stars (indicating his rank of General) with chinstrap. He has a "go-getter" expression and painted in front of a blue/green background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
associated date
1941 - 1945
depicted (sitter)
Patton, George S.
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.46999
catalog number
46999
accession number
166217
Credit Line
Joseph Cummings Chase
World War II
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I have neve seen the four stars on line on his helmet but a single star over a line with three stars.

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