Half-length, oval, as a child, wearing a cream coloured coat with braided and toggled fastenings, with a black velvet collar, and a white fur hat. No hands showing. Oil on canvas, an oval within a square gilded frame.
Present Whereabouts Unknown.
Mrs. James J. Gallo, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA.
The sitter was born on December 20, 1900, and in 1936 married Lisa M. Potter, daughter of Edward C. Potter Jr. (the grand-daughter of Edward C. Potter Sr. and Emily B. Havemeyer [1865-1938]; Emily B. Havemeyer was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Havemeyer). He died in August 1992.
He published the immensely popular book The Boy’s Account of It: A Chronicle of Foreign Travel by an Eight-Year Old in 1909.