Profile Portrait of Harry Foster Welch (1899-1973)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "Wm H Walker / Mar 9/37" inscriptions: right: "your pal / Harry (PopEye) Welch / Mar 1937" and lower center: "HARVEY FOSTER WELCH / VOCAL CARICATURIST"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Mar 9/37 / HARVEY FOSTER WELCH / VOCAL CARICATURIST"; signed by sitter at lower right: "your pal / Harvey (popEye) Welch / Mar 1937"
The subject was an entertainer described as the "man with 1,000 voices."
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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