Our founder Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, pictured here in a painting by Robert Henri, was born on this day in 1875. Did you know she was also an artist? Explore her work in the Whitney’s collection.

[Robert Henri (1865–1929), Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1916. Oil on canvas, 50 × 72 in. (127 × 182.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Flora Whitney Miller 86.70.3 © Estate of Robert Henri]

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