Thomas Townsend Sherman (1853-1931)

Object Number: 
1957.70
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature: upper left: "T. Casilear Cole" inscription: on back: "Painted by Thomas Casilear Cole, 1927"
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a native of London, graduated from Yale in 1874, studied law at Columbia, and was admitted to the bar in 1876. He began his practice in New York and became a partner in the firm of Evarts, Choate, Sherman, and Leon. He was a life member of The New-York Historical Society from 1911, a member of the executive committee from 1918, and domestic corresponding secretary from 1923 until his death. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his daughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Talbot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group