Portait of Thomas W. Lamont (1870-1948)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "Wm H Walker / Oct 20/36" inscription: lower right: "Thomas W. Lamont"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Oct 20/36"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Thomas W. Lamont"
A banker and financier, the subject became vice-president of the First National Bank in 1909 and a partner in J. P. Morgan and Co. in 1911. He remained with the latter firm until his retirement, becoming chairman of the board upon the death of J. P. Morgan, Jr., in 1943.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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