Bust of John Gellatly

  • Serge Yourievitch, Bust of John Gellatly, 1931, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1980.23

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John Gellatly was a New York City art collector who gave his extensive collection to the Smithsonian Institution in 1929, a large part of which resides in the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Gellatly focused heavily on American art, although he had a diverse collection. His favorite artists included Abbott Thayer, Thomas Dewing, and Albert Pinkham Ryder, from whom he purchased seventeen paintings.

Title
Bust of John Gellatly
Artist
Date
1931
On View
Dimensions
17 x 8 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (43.2 x 22.2 x 24.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – art – collector
  • Portrait male – Gellatly, John – bust
Object Number
1980.23
Palette
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