Portrait of Leonard Cox

Media - 1983.31.22 - SAAM-1983.31.22_1 - 65870
Copied Louise Cox, Portrait of Leonard Cox, 1895, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Allyn Cox, 1983.31.22
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Artwork Details

Title
Portrait of Leonard Cox
Artist
Date
1895
Dimensions
11 3412 in. (29.830.5 cm)
Credit Line
Bequest of Allyn Cox
Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male — Cox, Leonard
Object Number
1983.31.22

Artwork Description

Leonard Cox was one year old when his mother painted this portrait. Leonard later studied at Princeton University. After graduation, he fought in Europe during World War I and became a decorated war hero. His mother received a bronze medal for this painting at the 1900 Paris Exposition, a public triumph that helped establish her reputation as a painter of children.