Donald Starr

Artist

Polly (Ethel) Thayer (1904–2006)

Date

1935

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

50 1/4 x 35 1/4 in. (127.6 x 89.5 cm)

Description
Donald Starr (1901–1992) was an accomplished yachtsman who, when Polly Thayer met him in 1933, was in the process of circumnavigating the globe. Thayer joined him and the two were soon married. Thayer painted this portrait the following year, just as Starr was beginning his career as a lawyer.
Credit Line

Gift of Polly Thayer Starr, 1995

Object Number

UR279