CARR, Dr William

Bust length, profile of balding man with a goatee beard before a curtain and landscape, a tree to the right. Oil on canvas 24” x 20”, signed and dated lower left 1916.

Private Collection, London, UK.

Acquired from a private collection in Vernon, Connecticut, 2009.

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The sitter would appear to be a Physician who had a practice at 560 Fifth Avenue in 1916 according to R.L. Polk & Co. Trow’s New York City Directory, 1916, vol. 179, page 374. Which also confirms the home address given in Muller-Ury’s handwriting on the stretcher in pencil ‘Dr Wm Carr 375 Park’. There is some damage to the canvas edges and close to the signature.