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Dr. Pedro Leão Veloso (1887–1947), Delegate from Brazil to t ... Image 1

Dr. Pedro Leão Veloso (1887–1947), Delegate from Brazil to the United Nations

Date
1946
Medium
Sanguine and white conté on buff paper
Credit Line
Gift of Robert McLean, 1980
Dimensions
16 x 12 ¼ in.

Description & Inscriptions

Of Veloso, Oakley wrote, “An impressive person of mature years and experience in the ways of the world, his features indicate a long line of distinguished forebears. It is an antique profile, somewhat Dantesque; his polished dome reflects the lights of the ceiling in the Council Room in a veritable constellation: he shines crowned with stars.”

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