Portrait of Harry Elmer Barnes (1889-1968)
Graphite on paper
Overall: 6 3/8 x 4 7/16 in. ( 16.2 x 11.3 cm )
signature and date: right: "Wm. H. Walker / Feb 5/29" inscription: lower center: "In Sincere Appreciation / Harry Elmer Barnes"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker / Feb 5/29"; signed by sitter at lower center: "In sincere appreciation / Harry Elmer Barnes"
An historian and sociologist, Barnes received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1918. He later became known as a newspaper columnist.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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