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Portrait of Moss Hart (1904-1961)

Object Number: 
1990.1.36
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left and center: "Wm H Walker Nov 1927" inscription: lower left: "Moss Hart"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Wm H Walker Nov 1927"; signed by sitter at lower left: "Moss Hart"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject, a playwright, began his career directing small theatrical productions. His first successful play was the light comedy "Once in a Lifetime" (1929). In 1936 he won the Pulitzer Prize for "You Can't Take It With You," perhaps his best-known play.
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