Richard Smith Clark (1803-1884)
Overall: 29 x 19 1/2 x 11 in. ( 73.7 x 49.5 x 27.9 cm )
signed: back of proper roght shoulder: "G. M. BENZONI F. A. 1854. ROMA"
Clark first appeared in the New York City Directory in 1833, when he was listed as a merchant. For many years he lived at 830 Broadway, but in 1875 he moved to 450 Fifth Avenue, his permanent residence. This portrait bust was a gift to the Society from his great-granddaughter.
Gift of Miss Helen M. Rives
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