Three-quarter length portrait of President Richard Nixon (1913-1994), 37th President of the United States. Here, President Nixon is seated before a red drapery, and resting his hands on the wooden armrest of a yellow upholstered chair. The President wears a dark gray suit and a cobalt blue tie, and looks directly at the viewer.

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  • Title: Richard Nixon
  • Creator: Joseph Richard Essig
  • Date Created: 1972
  • Physical Dimensions: Height- 37 inches, Width- 35 inches
  • Provenance: Purchased from the artist by The Union League of Philadelphia, a patriotic society founded in 1862 to support Abraham Lincoln and the Union during the American Civil War, in 1972.
  • Type: Oil painting
  • Rights: The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia. For questions regarding usage please contact archives@unionleague.org.
  • Medium: Oil on canvas