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Profile Portrait of General Hugh S. Johnson (1882-1942)

Object Number: 
1990.1.188
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature, date and inscription: lower left: "WmHWalker / Mar 5 '35 / Dutch Treat Club" inscriptions: lower right: "Hugh S Johnson" and "Gen Hugh Johnson"
Inscriptions: 
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"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group