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Signing of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919

Signing of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919
Artist
John Christen Johansen, 25 Nov 1876 - 23 Jun 1964
Sitter
John Joseph Pershing, 13 Sep 1860 - 15 Jul 1948
Tasker Howard Bliss, 31 Dec 1853 - 9 Nov 1930
Woodrow Wilson, 28 Dec 1856 - 3 Feb 1924
Edward Mandell House, 26 Jul 1858 - 28 Mar 1938
Henry White, 29 May 1850 - 15 Jul 1927
Robert Lansing, 17 Oct 1864 - 20 Oct 1928
Date
1919
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Sight: 176.5 x 162.5cm (69 1/2 x 64")
Frame: 186.7 x 171.8 x 5.7cm (73 1/2 x 67 5/8 x 2 1/4")
Topic
Interior
Costume\Headgear\Helmet
Printed Material\Document
Architecture\Window
Artwork\Sculpture
Henry White: Male
Henry White: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador
Woodrow Wilson: Male
Woodrow Wilson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Woodrow Wilson: Literature\Writer
Woodrow Wilson: Education\Educator\Professor\University
Woodrow Wilson: Education\Administrator\University administrator\University president
Woodrow Wilson: Politics and Government\President of US
Woodrow Wilson: Politics and Government\Governor\New Jersey
Woodrow Wilson: Nobel Prize
Robert Lansing: Male
Robert Lansing: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Robert Lansing: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
Tasker Howard Bliss: Male
Tasker Howard Bliss: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Tasker Howard Bliss: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
Tasker Howard Bliss: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\World War I
Tasker Howard Bliss: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Joint Chiefs of Staff
John Joseph Pershing: Male
John Joseph Pershing: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
John Joseph Pershing: Pulitzer Prize
John Joseph Pershing: Congressional Gold Medal
Edward Mandell House: Male
Edward Mandell House: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Edward Mandell House: Politics and Government\Public Official
Edward Mandell House: Politics and Government\Government Official\Presidential Advisor
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of an anonymous donor, 1926
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.65.83
Provenance
Gift of an anonymous donor to NCFA through (Mrs. Elizabeth A. Rogerson, Arden Studios, New York) 1926 ; transferred 1965 to NPG.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
Exhibition
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View
NPG, South Gallery 322