Philip de László (Hungarian, 1869-1937) A portrait of William Richards Castle Jr. 36 x 24 1/2in (91.4 x 62.3cm)
Lot 142
Philip de László (Hungarian, 1869-1937) A portrait of William Richards Castle Jr. 36 x 24 1/2in (91.4 x 62.3cm)
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
Philip de László (Hungarian, 1869-1937)
A portrait of William Richards Castle Jr.
signed and dated 'd László 1921' and indistinctly inscribed (lower left)
oil on canvas
36 x 24 1/2in (91.4 x 62.3cm)

Footnotes

  • William Richards Castle Jr. (1878-1963) was the grandson of the founder of Castle & Cooke in Hawaii, one of the Big Five corporations that dominated the Territory of Hawaii's economy in the late 19th and into the 20th century. Born in Honolulu and educated at Harvard, Castle was an educator and a diplomat, and served as Under Secretary of the State in the Herbert Hoover administration.

Saleroom notices

  • LITERATURE: Sitters' Book II, f. 22: William R. Castle, Jr July 3, 1921. EXHIBITED: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Seven Portraits by Philip de László, 10-24 November 1921. This portrait is now included in The Catalogue Raisonné of Works by Philip de László (1869-1937) online at www.delaszloarchivetrust.com along with a biographical essay about William Richards Castle.
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