This three quarter view of Edison depicts him in his old age. This is one of two known portraits that Silvette painted of Edison in 1926. The other is exhibited in the Reception Hall of the Glenmont estate.


  • Title: Portrait of Thomas Edison
  • Creator: Ellis M. Silvette
  • Contributor: Thomas Edison National Historical Park, National Park Service
  • Measurements: 30 1/8 x 25 1/8"
  • Material: Oil on canvas
  • Circa: 1926
  • Catalog Number: EDIS 102331

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