Profile Portrait of General Hugh S. Johnson (1882-1942)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
signature, date and inscription: lower left: "WmHWalker / Mar 5 '35 / Dutch Treat Club" inscriptions: lower right: "Hugh S Johnson" and "Gen Hugh Johnson"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Mar 5 '35 / Dutch Treat Club"; at lower right: "Gen Hugh Johnson"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Hugh S Johnson"
The subject began working as an editorial commentator for newspapers and radio in 1934. He was WPA administrator in New York City from August to October, 1935.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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