Portrait of Rupert Hughes (1872-1956)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "Wm HWalker / '34" inscriptions: lower left: "never heard a shot / fired in aught / Save [Kundun?]" and lower right: "Rupert Hughes"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / '34"; signed by sitter along lower edge: "Never heard a shot / fired in August / save Kindner(?) / Ruper Hughes"
Rupert Hughes was a poet, biographer and playwright. He wrote and directed motion pictures, wrote radio sketches, and also did radio commentary.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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