Profile Portrait of Douglas Fairbanks (1883-1939)
Graphite on ledger paper
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 9.5 x 8.9 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "Wm. H. Walker" and lower right: "Apr 1/24" inscriptions: upper right: "'Mr. P'" and lower right: "Douglas Fairbanks / Dutch Treat Club"
Signed and inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker Dutch Treat Club / Apr 1/24"; at upper right: "'Mr. P'"'; signed by sitter at lower center: "Douglas Fairbanks"
Fairbanks made his first stage appearance in New York City in 1901. He later starred in motion pictures and headed his own production company.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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