Ernest Joseph King (1878-1956)

Object Number: 
1947.175
Date: 
c. 1945
Medium: 
Brown chalk and charcoal on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 3/4 x 19 1/8 in. ( 60.3 x 48.6 cm )
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A native of Lorain, Ohio, King was a career naval officer and chief of naval operations during most of World War II. He was present as a presidential advisor at the Teheran, Yalta, and Potsdam conferences, and was decorated by the United States and many foreign countries.
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