Portrait of Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)
Graphite on ivory paper
Overall: 6 1/8 x 3 7/16 in. ( 15.6 x 8.7 cm )
signature and date: right: "WmHWalker '27" inscription: lower right: "HBelloc / HILLAIRE / BELLOC"
Signed and inscribed at middle right in graphite: "Wm H Walker / '27 / HILAIRE / BELLOC"; signed by sitter at lower center: "H Belloc"
Hilaire Belloc was an Oxford-educated author, poet, and historian. He published numerous books on topics in English and French history.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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