Claus Doscher (1830-1910)

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Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
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The subject was a prominent New York sugar merchant and banker who was born in Germany and came to America at the age of eighteen. He began his career as a grocer in New York, but in 1872 he went into sugar refining and five years later organized the Brooklyn Refining Co. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaughters.
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Gift of Mrs. J. Herbert Stevens and her sister, Mrs. Lucile Carter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group