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Donald Marr Nelson (1888-1959)

Object Number: 
1947.220
Date: 
c. 1940-45
Medium: 
Watercolor, white tempera, and charcoal on watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/4 x 18 3/4 in. ( 59.1 x 47.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black ink: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Provenance: 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group