Cortlandt Field Bishop (1870-1935)

Object Number: 
1957.3
Date: 
1873
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Framed: 51 1/2 × 32 3/4 × 3 1/4 in. (130.8 × 83.2 × 8.3 cm) Unframed: 44 × 25 1/2 in. (111.8 × 64.8 cm)
Marks: 
Signed and dated upper left: "W. Bouguereau 1873"
Gallery Label: 
This portrait, which depicts the subject at the age of three, was painted in Paris by one of the most celebrated French academic painters of the late nineteenth century. By 1873 he accepted portrait commissions only out of personal regard for the sitter or his family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Cortlandt F. Bishop and Mrs. Shirley Falcke
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group