24 September 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
Eastman Johnson (1827-1908)
Portrait of William H. Vanderbilt, 1887
signed and dated E. Johnson 1887 lower left
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in.
Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, New York
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[Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York], Catalogue of Portraits in the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York (New York, 1924), p. 30, no. 81.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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