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Portrait study of Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwo ... Image 1

Portrait study of Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, delegate from Great Britain to the League of Nations

Date
c. 1927–29
Medium
Black pastel on light orange paper between hinged mats with framing lines in brown ink and light orange wash
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2015
Dimensions
27 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[lower left above framing line in graphite]: Viscount Cecil of Chelwood; [top left of framing mat in graphite]: 6c
Cecil was one of the architects of the League of Nations. His service to the organization earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937.

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