Justice Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965); verso: sketch of same sitter

Object Number: 
1947.184
Date: 
c. 1940-45
Medium: 
Brown crayon and touches of graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 3/4 x 20 1/8 in. ( 65.4 x 51.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Frankfurther was a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and of the magazine "The New Republic." He was close friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and was one of his advisors in New Deal policies. He served as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and was a scholar of its history.
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