DeWitt McClellan Lockman (1870-1957)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 25 x 20 1/8 in. ( 63.5 x 51.1 cm )
signed: lower right: "Jas. H. Beard, N.A./1879"
A native of Brooklyn, DeWitt Lockman, portrayed here as a child, was a well-known portrait painter in the 1920s and 30s. He was a student of James Beard at the National Academy of Design in the early 1890s, and a trustee of The New-York Historical Society from 1929 to 1957.
Bequest of DeWitt M. Lockman
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