Profile Portrait of Thomas W. Lamont (1870-1948)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 6 7/8 x 5 5/16 in. ( 17.5 x 13.5 cm )
signature: lower left: "W.H.Walker" inscription and date: lower right: "To W H Walker / Thomas W. / Lamont / Jan 18 / '32"
Signed at lower left in graphite: "W. H. Walker"; signed by sitter at lower right: "To Wm H Walker / Thomas W / Lamont / Jan 18 / '32"
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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