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Katharine Cornell (1898-1974)

Object Number: 
1947.211
Date: 
c. 1940-45
Medium: 
Watercolor, charcoal, graphite, and black ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. ( 64.8 x 51.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Born in Berlin of American parents, Katharine Cornell gained fame as one of the foremost actresses of her day. This portrait is part of a series of portraits by Kaufman of America's leaders in the sciences, government, the arts, business, and education.
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