Max Rosenthal

Anthony J. Drexel.

Mezzotint, undated, circa 1910.
Image size 12 1/4 x 9 3/4" (31 x 24.8 cm).
Overall good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 91464
Price: $175.00
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This mezzotint by Rosenthal is after the painting by Benjamin Constant. Remark in lower left shows Nike with "Drexel Institute" printed over the winged figure.

Anthony Joseph Drexel (1826-1893) was an American financier and philanthropist who founded the Drexel Institute (now known as Drexel University) in 1891. His revolutionary stance on higher education helped pave the path for the educational system we have today, wherein all are accepted, regardless of race, gender or social status. Chine-colle.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Famous People