Portrait of a Man with a Book

oil on canvas
11 x 18-1/2 inches
Credit line
From the Estate of Elijah B. Martindale
Accession number
Not Currently On View
Possibly E. (Edgar?) Speyer.{1}Possibly (Max Safron, New York);{2} Elijah B. Martindale [1903-1967], Indianapolis; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1967.

{1} The painting was published by the IMA in 1970 with the provenance "E.Speyer," although this has not been verified. {2}In 1967 Max Safron appraised the painting for the Martindale family, who perhaps chose him as an appraiser because they had originally purchased the painting from him.
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