Profile Portrait of Burton J. Hendrick (1870-1949)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
signature: lower center: "Wm H Walker" inscription: left: "BURTON / HENDRICKS / DUTCH TREAT CLUB / OCT. 26" '37"
Signed at lower center in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker"; inscribed at middle left: "BURTON / HENDRICKS / DURCH TREAT CLUB / OCT. 26'' '37"
A journalist and biographer, the subject won three Pulitzer prizes for biography in the 1920s. His "Bulwark of the Republic: A Biography of the Constitution" appeared in 1937.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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