Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1869-1940)
Overall: 23 3/4 x 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. ( 60.3 x 36.8 x 29.2 cm )
inscriptions: proper left side of shoulder: "ERNEST PEISOTTO/1941 MALVINA HOFFMAN" inscribed: proper left side of uniform collar: "USR"
The subject, a noted muralist and illustrator, was born in San Francisco, Calif., and studied art in Paris. In 1897 he established his studio in New York, where he commenced illustrating popular magazines and books, including Theodore Roosevelt's "Life of Oliver Cromwell." A bronze version of this bust is in the collection of the Institute of Arts & Letters, in New York City.
Gift of the artist
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