Herman Korth

Herman Korth

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Description
Oil on illustration board. Portrait of Sergeant Herman Korth. Korth wears a olive drab overcoat with the collar turned up and a overseas cap. He also wears a M1910 haversack. A brown strap not belonging to his haversack crosses over his middle (possibly a leather strap attached to a M917 mounted canteen). Korth's right hand is not filled in with color. Catalogue card reads: "Painted in France by Jos. C. Chase. Presented in 1922-1931.Collector - A group of civillian engineers, officers in World War who served with him in A.E.F."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1919
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 materials)
Measurements
overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
AF.37705
catalog number
37705
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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