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Arthur Hays Sulzberger (1891-1968)

Arthur Hays Sulzberger (1891-1968)
Title
Arthur Hays Sulzberger (1891-1968)
Date 
c. 1940-45
Medium 
Crayon and graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 5/8 x 17 3/8 in. ( 60 x 44.1 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Object Number 
1947.201
Marks 
inscriptions: Signature pencil lower right
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Gallery Label 
The subject was a leading figure in the field of journalism in the middle of the 20th century. In 1917 he married Iphigene B. Ochs, the daughter of Adolph S. Ochs, then publisher of The New York Times. Sulzberger joined The Times in 1918 and when Ochs died in 1935 he assumed the leadership of what was by then one of the largest and most influential newspapers in the world. He served as president until 1957, and from 1957 until his death as chairman of the board.
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