Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. (1902-1971); verso: sketch of same sitter

Object Number: 
1947.235
Date: 
c. 1944
Medium: 
Colored crayon on paper; graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. ( 46.4 x 46.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signature crayon lower left.
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in blue crayon: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, "Bobby" Jones graduated from the Georgia School of Technology in 1922, attended Harvard, then studied law at Emory University. He was admitted to the Georgia bar in 1928 and established a practice in Georgia. An avid golfer, he won the U.S. national amateur championship five times between 1924 and 1930, the U.S. national open championship in 1923, 1926, and 1929.
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