Patrick Cardinal Hayes (1867-1938)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 50 x 40 in. ( 127 x 101.6 cm )
signature: lower left: "DeWitt M. Lockman, N.A."
A portrait of Patrick Cardinal Hayes, the fifth Archbishop of New York. He is seated facing right in a dark green upholstered chair, which is embellished with gold armrests. The subject is a white-haired man with a ruddy complexion. He is wearing a red cap and a traditional red cloak over a finely embroidered red and white garb. On his right ring finger is a large jeweled ring and in his right hand is his status-signifying hat. Around his neck rests a large jewel encrusted gold cross. Signed in lower left hand corner: DeWitt M. Lockman N.R.
Cardinal Hayes, born in New York, was graduated from Manhattan College in 1888 and received his S.T.D. from Catholic University in 1894. He was named archbishop of New York in 1919 and created a cardinal five years later by Pope Pius XI.
Painted from life for the Society
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