George Albert Zabriskie (1868-1954)

Object Number: 
1941.924
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Rittenberg" inscription: on back: "Geo. Albert Zabriskie / by / Henry R. Rittenberg / N.A. / October 1941"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of John Albert and Martha Lyon (Knox) Zabriskie, and a descendent of Albert Zabriskie who came from Poland in 1662 to settle in New Amsterdam. He was associated with the Pillsbury Flour Mills Co. and served as a director of the Columbia Baking Co. He became a life member of The New-York Historical Society in 1920, was elected treasurer in 1929, and ten years later was chosen president, an office he held until 1947.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group