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Pencil Sketch of George Washington Carver, by Irving Bacon, July 1942

Bacon, Irving R. (Irving Ruben), 1875-19621942-07

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

Henry Ford commissioned his personal artist, Irving Bacon, to paint this portrait of Ford's friend, the agricultural scientist George Washington Carver. Carver sat for the painting during his visit to Dearborn in 1942. This sketch may be one of Bacon's studies for the painting.

Details

  • Title: Pencil Sketch of George Washington Carver, by Irving Bacon, July 1942
  • Creator: Bacon, Irving R. (Irving Ruben), 1875-1962
  • Date Created: 1942-07
  • Subject Keywords: Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943, Drawings (Visual works), Sketches, Portraits
  • Type: Documents
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Drawing (Visual work)
  • Object ID: 84.1.1657.4
  • Image ID: THF213607

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