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Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944)

Object Number: 
1990.1.4
Date: 
1923
Medium: 
Graphite on card with printed verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/16 x 3 1/16 in. ( 13.2 x 7.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower center: "Irvin Cobb / Jan 30/23"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed by sitter at lower center in graphite: "Irvin Cobb / Jan 30/23"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Cobb sold his first short story to the "Saturday Evening Post" in 1909, and later became a staff contributor (1912-22). From 1922 to 1932 he was a staff contributor of "The Cosmopolitan." He published a total of sixty-one books; twenty-eight of them appeared in the 1920s.
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