Portrait of Sir Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937)
Graphite on paper with printed verso
Overall: 5 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 13 x 10.5 cm )
inscription, date, and signature: upper center: "Sir Ramsay MacDonald" and left: "Sketched at / Luncheon / given in / his honor / at "The Astor" / Oct 11/29 / [by?] / Wm H Walker"
Inscribed and signed at upper left in graphite: "Sir Ramsay MacDonald / Sketched at / Luncheon / given in / his honor / at 'The Astor' / Oct 11/29 / by / Wm H Walker"
The subject was a British labor leader and statesman. He was Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1929, when this sketch was made.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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