Augustus Vincent Tack (1870 - 1949) Oil Portrait Painting Of Under Secretary Joseph Clark Grew Auction
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Augustus Vincent Tack (1870 - 1949) Oil Portrait painting of Under Secretary Joseph Clark Grew
Augustus Vincent Tack (1870 - 1949) Oil Portrait painting of Under Secretary Joseph Clark Grew
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Augustus Vincent Tack (1870-1949) Oil on Canvas portrait painting of USA diplomat & Under secretary Joseph Clark Grew. The massive frame measurements are 44 1/4 inches wide by 54 1/4 inches long. The sight measures 40 inches wide by 50 inches long. The Work is not signed but bares a label in verso indicating it was acquired directly from the estate of the artist. A well executed portrait painting by the artist delivering a masterful realism with penetrating gaze in the eyes of the subject. Augustus Vincent Tack was an American painter of portraits, landscapes and abstractions. Augustus V Tack paintings are on display on the following major art institutions: National Gallery of art, Phillips collection, Museum of Modern Art MOMA, Marshall Foundation, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. This is a large scale portrait painting of United states Diplomat & Under Secretary of State Honorable Joseph Clark Grew. Mr. Grew served during presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt & Harry S. Truman. The American Ambassador Who Tried to Prevent Pearl Harbor.About the Subject: Honorable Joseph Clark Grew was born on May 27, 1880 & died on May 25, 1965. He was an American career diplomat and Foreign Service officer. He is best known as the ambassador to Japan from 1932 to 1941 and as a high official in the State Department in Washington from 1944 to 1945. He opposed American hardliners, sought to avoid war, and helped to ensure the soft Japanese surrender in 1945 that enabled a peaceful American Occupation of Japan after the war.For additional research reference please see their direct links below:https://www.nga.gov/global-site-search-page.html?searchterm=Vincent+tack https://www.phillipscollection.org/augustus-vincent-tack https://www.moma.org/artists/5774Https://www.marshallfoundation.org/articles-and-features/american-artist-month-augustus-vincent-tack https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/12767https://npg.si.edu/ob
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Good, professionally cleaned and varnished, ready to hang. All lots are sold as is, Please visit the showroom during the preview hours to examine the lot in person or examine all the posted images posted and emails us all your questions or concerns before placing your bid.
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Augustus Vincent Tack (1870 - 1949) Oil Portrait painting of Under Secretary Joseph Clark Grew

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