Philip Alexius De Laszlo
(1869 - 1937)
Philip Alexius De Laszlo was active/lived in United Kingdom, Hungary. Philip De Laszlo is known for portrait, figure painting (notable portrait).
Biography Philip Alexius De Laszlo
De László painted both the sitter and her husband, John W. Davis in
1920, while the latter was U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St James's
(1918-1921). The artist 'not wholly satisfied with the blandness of the
official portrait of the Ambassador,' made a second portrait of him two
years later (Harbaugh, op.cit). It was Mrs. Davis who persuaded
her husband to sit for the artist and he was so struck by her beauty
that he insisted on painting her as well.
Ellen 'Nell' Graham
Bassel was born 26 January 1869 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, the
daughter of John Bassel (1840-1914), a well-known lawyer in Clarksburg,
and his wife Martha Lewis (1841-1912). As a young woman, Ellen and her
five sisters aspired 'to lea
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