Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight Eisenhower

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A three-quarters portrait of General of the Army Dwight Eisenhower, an oil painting on an illustration board with a frame. Looking left, General Eisenhower has brown hair and brown eyes wearing an olive drab uniform coat and a tie. Five stars are seen on his shoulder patch indicating General of the Army as well as a golden eagle indicating that he is an officer. His siganture is seen on the lower right. The bottom portion of the portrait is not quite as detailed or finished as the top portion is. The portrait is mounted on a gold/red/black wooden frame.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Portrait
depicted (sitter)
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
maker
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
painting with frame: 28 1/16 in x 22 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 71.27875 cm x 56.35625 cm x 3.81 cm
painting without frame: 23 3/8 in x 17 1/2 in; 59.3725 cm x 44.45 cm
ID Number
AF.46980
accession number
166217
catalog number
46980
Credit Line
Joseph Cummings Chase
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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