Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt (1884-1962)

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt (1884-1962)
Title
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt (1884-1962)
Date 
c. 1940-45
Medium 
Brown ink and wash, graphite, and charcoal on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 3/4 x 19 in. ( 62.9 x 48.3 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Object Number 
1947.187
Marks 
inscriptions: none
Gallery Label 
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, the daughter of Elliott and Anna (Hall) Roosevelt, was born in New York. Frankling D. Roosevelt was her fifth cousin. They married in 1905, while he was studying law at Columbia University. Mrs. Roosevelt was the author of several books, including "If You Ask Me" (1946), "This I Remember" (1949), and "On My Own" (1958). Long after she had left the White House, she was referred to as "the First Lady of the World."
Provenance 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group