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Adolph S. Ochs (1858–1935)

Object Name: Bust
Date: 1936
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Medium: Painted plaster with newspaper and horsehair
Dimensions: Overall: 24 x 16 3/4 x 11 in. ( 61 x 42.5 x 27.9 cm )
Description: Portrait bust; plaster painted to simulate bronze.
Credit Line: Gift of the artist
Object Number: 1954.28
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Born in Cincinnati and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Ochs became owner and publisher of the Chattanooga "Times" at the age of twenty. In 1896 he acquired controlling interest in the "New York Times" and was its publisher from that date until his death.


Robert Lehman Sculpture Gallery, New-York Historical Society, November 2000–2014.