Portrait of Eugene Edward Buck (1885-1957)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
signature and date: lower center: "WmHWalker Dec 1927" inscription: lower center: "Gene Buck"
Signed and inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Wm H Walker Dec 1927"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Gene Buck."
A producer and songwriter, Gene Buck was principal librettist for Ziegfeld Follies and Frolics from 1912; he wrote music for some thirty Ziegfeld productions.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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