Portrait of Osa Johnson (1894-1953)

Object Number: 
1990.1.217
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: right: "WmHWalker" inscription: center: "Osa Johnson." inscriptions and date: lower right: "MRS. MARTIN JOHNSON / Dutch Treat Club / Nov 10/36"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at middle left in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed at lower right: "MRS. MARTIN JOHNSON / Dutch Treat Club / Nov 10/36"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Osa Johnson."
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject, née Osa Helen Leighty, married the adventurer Martin Johnson (1884-1937) in 1910. The couple spent many years in Borneo and Africa and produced numerous documentary films and several feature films based on their experiences.
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