Lot 141

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American, 20th c.
Portrait of Walter Christian Ploeser
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated '68 lower right. Fine giltwood Newcomb Macklin frame bears a biographical brass plaque that details Ploeser's accomplishments and memberships in various organizations, including his Masonic 33 degree S. G. I. G. (Sovereign Grand Inspectors General).

Walter C. Ploeser (1907-1993) was born in St. Louis and served as ambassador to Paraguay under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1957-1959, chairman of the board of the Salvation Army from 1967-1969, and ambassador to Costa Rica under Richard Nixon from 1970-1972.

  • 30 x 25 in. (76.20 x 63.50 cm.), Frame: 37 x 32 in. (93.98 x 81.28 cm.)
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  • Oil on canvas

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July 16, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
St. Louis, MO, US

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