George Gerhard (1830-1902)

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ca. 1898-1900
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. ( 3.8 x 3 cm )
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Gerhard was born in Hanau, Germany, studied art at the Hanover Drawing Academy, and established a reputation for himself in Germany as a painter of portraits. After working briefly in Paris he came to New York in 1859 where he portrayed such distinguished subjects as Ulysses S. Grant and Archbishop Corrigan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George T. Pardy
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Creative: Tronvig Group