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Portrait study of Dr. Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, First ... Image 1

Portrait study of Dr. Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, First President of Czechoslovakia

c. 1928
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2015
34 ½ x 26 ½

Description & Inscriptions

[verso on top stretcher in graphite]: Thos A Masaryk / 14 [in triangle]; [verso label 1 of 2 in black ink]: Violet Oakley [space] OP44 [in red ink] / Portrait of / Dr. Thomas Garrigues/ Masaryk -- First / Pres. Of Czechoslavakia / (Background: library of Castle Topoľčianky); [verso label 2 of 2 in black ink]: 82 [in triangle]
Oakley portrays Masaryk in his library at Castle of Topolcianky.


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