Birth of A nation, 1950
H 25 1/2 in W 27 1/2 in
oil on canvas
Signed Ernest De Nagy 1950 lower left
Ernest De Nagy (Hungarian-American, 1881-1952) noted painter is known for his paintings of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, genre scenes, musicians, gardens, carriages, coastal and maritime scenes. He painted many famous portraits over the years including General "Blackjack" Pershing, whose portrait hangs at the Army Base in Arlington Virginia.