A man in a black suit with his arms folded and holding a newspaper sits on a red and green patterned sofa
Gustave Caillebotte, Portrait of Richard Gallo, 1881, oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 45 7/8 in. (97.2 x 116.5 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 89-35

Gustave Caillebotte, Portrait of Richard Gallo, 1881

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.610

ArtistGustave Caillebotte, French, 1848–1894
TitlePortrait of Richard Gallo
Object Date1881
Alternate and Variant TitlesPortrait de M. Gallo
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)38 1/4 x 45 7/8 in. (97.2 x 116.5 cm)
Original frame: 45 x 52 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (114.3 x 134.3 x 3.2 cm)
SignatureSigned and dated lower right: G Caillebotte, 1881
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through the generosity of Mrs. George C. Reuland through the W. J. Brace Charitable Trust and through exchange of the bequests of Mr. and Mrs. William James Brace and Frances Logan; the gifts of Harold Woodbury Parsons, Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Bloch, and the Laura Nelson Kirkwood Residuary Trust; and other Trust properties, 89-35

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2023.