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BENTWOOD & BIEDERMEIER FURNITURE

Item # 05-28

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Place of Origin: USA

Date: Circa 1913

Period: 20th Century

Number of items: 1

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Excellent

Wear:  Wear consistent with age and use

Dimensions:

  • Height: 55 in. (140 cm) 
  • Width: 43 in. (110 cm)

A portrait of Mr. William Henry Bliss (US district attorney in St.Louis 1876-1887 and director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art) by Princess Elisabeth Vilma Lwoff-Parlaghy ( Brachfeld) 1863-1923. The Hungarian born portrait artist was known to have painted over 120 prominent Americans and Europeans including president Theodore Roosevelt, Elisabeth Queen of Belgium, Otto Furst Bismarck, Edward VII - King of England, General Daniel Edgar Sickles, Admiral George Dewey, Nikola Tesla all exhibited at the" Manhattan Hall of Fame" exhibition in 1923.

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