Dorothy Thompson (1894-1961)

Object Number: 
1947.207
Date: 
c. 1940
Medium: 
Crayon and graphite on heavy watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 18 1/8 in. ( 58.4 x 46 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed in red crayon at the lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
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).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Provenance: 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group