Vaux, George, X (1908-1996)
George Vaux (1908-1996) became a member of the Athenaeum in 1947 and was elected President of the Board of Directors in 1965 a position he held until a few months prior to his death in 1996. During the Vaux administration, the Athenaeum building was restored, expanded, the institution given new direction as a special collections library with museum collections. This portrait was presented to the Athenaeum at the 178th Annual Meeting in April, 1993.
26" x 32"
Oil on canvas; gilt frame
Athenaeum Purchase. Commissioned by The Athenaeum Board of Directors.
General Collection, Museum Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia