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Peter A. B. Widener  1902

by John Singer Sargent

Financier, politician, and philanthropist Peter Arrell Brown Widener (1834–1915) made his fortune through multiple entrepreneurial enterprises, including investments in trolley cars and public transit systems in his native Philadelphia and elsewhere. An avid art collector, Widener filled Lynnewood Hall, his mansion just outside Philadelphia, with European paintings, orient...
148.9 x 98.4 cm (58 5/8 x 38 3/4 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington