Lot 296
William Merritt Chase (NY, 1849-1916), Portrait of William Whitewright, Jr.
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), signed and dated 1886 upper right, presented in a very attractive contemporary period style frame, carved giltwood frame, with gallery plaque.

SS 47.25 x 33 3/8in.; DOA 59 x 45 in.

From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida

Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York

Charlotte, North Carolina, Mint Museum Randolph, Personal Preferences: Paintings from the Jim Craig and Randy Johnson Collection, February 1 - June 3, 2007

William Whitewright Jr. (1814-1898), was a New York investor and financier who was the namesake for Whitewright, Texas after investing in a large tract of land for the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad.

Faint stable craquelure.

$10,000 - 20,000