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Benjamin Strong correspondence with Gari Melchers, 1924-1926

Creator:
Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928
Subject:
Melchers, Gari
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
19 items
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Correspondence including 19 letters between Benjamin Strong and Gari Melchers about a 1925 portrait painting of Strong by Melchers. They write about schedules and fees. The painting is owned by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Citation:
Benjamin Strong correspondence with Gari Melchers, 1924-1926. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Benjamin Strong (1872-1928) was a banker and governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York who was the subject of a 1925 portrait by Gari Melchers.
Provenance:
Donated 2015 by Margot Semler, Benjamin Strong's granddaughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Portraits
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16321
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379636
AAA_collcode_strobenj
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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