Portrait of Godfrey Von Platen

Identifier
2008.484.2
Date Created
1922
Work Medium
Dimensions
24 in x 30 in
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Historical Context
Godfrey von Platen (1867 - 1924) was a successful lumber businessman who emigrated from Germany in 1869. Godfrey later became the president of the Widdicomb Furniture Company (1916 - 1923) and director of the Michigan Trust Company.
Description
A portrait of an aging gentleman with gray hair and a mustache in a 20th century black suit, leaning to the right.
Credit
Gift of Peter and Patricia Renucci

Painting Origin

Grand Rapids