Dorothy Thompson (1894-1961)
Crayon and graphite on heavy watercolor paper
Overall: 23 x 18 1/8 in. ( 58.4 x 46 cm )
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Signed in red crayon at the lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Thompson, a native of Lancaster, N.Y., and a graduate of Syracuse University (1914), became a European correspondent and political commentator for various newspapers including the New York Evening Post, the New York Herald-Tribune, and the Philadelphia Public Ledger. She was one of the first to warn the world against the rise of Hitler and Nazism. Her published books include "New Russia" (1928), "Listen, Hans" (1942), and "The Courage to Be Happy" (1957).
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
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