The Unfinished Portrait of Franklin D, Roosevelt Print

The Unfinished Portrait of Franklin D, Roosevelt Print

The Unfinished Portrait is a watercolor of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Elizabeth Shoumatoff. Shoumatoff was commissioned to paint a portrait of President Roosevelt and started her work around noon on April 12, 1945. At lunch, Roosevelt complained of a headache and subsequently collapsed. The President, who had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage (stroke), died later that day.

Shoumatoff never finished the portrait, but she later painted a new, largely identical one, based on memory. The Unfinished Portrait hangs at Roosevelt’s retreat, the Little White House, in Warm Springs, Georgia, and its finished counterpart beside it.  Good Conditon, no stains, it has some tears on the left top corner. this is a limited first edition print.





US$40.00 Plus US$10.00 S&H

 

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