Donald Marr Nelson (1888-1959)
Watercolor, white tempera, and charcoal on watercolor paper
Overall: 23 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. ( 59.1 x 47.6 cm )
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Signed at lower right in black ink: "Enit Kaufman"
Nelson was a corporate executive who came to public attention as chairman of the War Production Board during World War II, in which capacity he had authority over all defense buying.
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
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