Portrait of Walter Pach (1883-1958)
Graphite on beige paper
Overall: 6 1/4 x 4 7/16 in. ( 15.9 x 11.3 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "M.H.W. / '30" inscription: across lower edge: "To W. H. Walker with the regards / of the subject -- Walter Pach"
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "W.H.W / '30"; signed by sitter at lower center: "to W. H. Walker with the regards / of the subject -- Walter Pach"
A champion of modern art, Pach acted as European agent for the groundbreaking Armory Show of 1913, which introduced European modern art to the mainstream American public. He was a notable painter of portraits and still lifes, as well as an author of many scholarly books and articles on art and art criticism.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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