Portrait of General John. J. Pershing

Portrait of General John. J. Pershing

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
depicted (sitter)
Pershing, John J.
artist
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Place Made
France: Grand Est, Chaumont
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
ID Number
AF.37718B
catalog number
37718B
accession number
117218
Credit Line
Gift of Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Pershing War Office
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Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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