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Dr. George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)

Object Number: 
1947.223
Date: 
c. 1945
Medium: 
Graphite, watercolor, and crayon on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 3/4 x 16 1/4 in. ( 52.7 x 41.3 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A noted pathologist, Whipple was born in Ashland, New Hampshire. He is perhaps best known for his experiments demonstrating the relationship between the liver and the disease of anemia. For this work he received, jointly with George R. Minot and William P. Murphy, the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1934. In this portrait he is shown working at a table with his microscope.
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