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J. P. Morgan
  • Edward Steichen
    1879–1973
    born: Bivange, Luxembourg ; died: West Redding, Connecticut, United States ; active: United States, France
  • J. P. Morgan, 1903
  • Camera Work, 1906
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.3 x 15.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 x 6 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0159
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Portrait of older man with bushy mustache (identified as J.P. Morgan). There is a pocket watch chained at his waist. Lower portion of his body fades into the shadows. His proper left hand appears to be holding a knife, but it is really just the arm of a chair.