Edgar Russel

Edgar Russel

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Description
Oil on illustration board. Portrait of one star General Edgar Russel. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Medals include Spanish Campaign and Philippine Campaign. Russel wears officer pins on his collar and a Sam Browne belt. He possibly wears a additional decoration below his service ribbons (gold/bronze 3 inches wide but no distinguishing marks). Russel is clean shaven and has white/grey hair. His signature is on the bottom left in black crayon. Catalogue card reads: Painted in France by Jos. C. Chase. Presented in 1922-31.
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.37721
catalog number
37721
accession number
117218
Credit Line
Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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