Russian artist Feodor Zakharov settled in the United States in the mid 1920s.
Subject is seated, 3/4 length, body turned toward left, yellow and green background. She is seated in a beige and white striped upholstered chair; wearing a black dress with white collar and cuffs. Labor leader Agnes Nestor, a founder of the international Glove Workers Union and president of the Chicago Women's Trade Union League. Zakharov captured her quiet strength in this subtle portrait.