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Caricature of Paul Whiteman (1890-1967)

Object Number: 
1990.1.46
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 3/8 in. ( 17.8 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left and center: "Wm HWalker / Apr 5/27" inscription: lower left and center: "Paul Whiteman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Wm H. Walker / Apr 5/27"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Paul Whiteman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A conductor and jazz showman, Whiteman was a pioneer in introducing jazz music to the mainstream American public during the 1910s and 20s.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group