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Profile Portrait of Madame Benda Simone (?)

Object Number: 
1990.1.53
Date: 
1924
Medium: 
Graphite on card with printed verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 12.4 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "Wm HWalker / 1924" inscriptions: lower right: "[illegible] / Mme. SIMONE / FRENCH ACTRESS"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Wm. H.Walker / 1924 / Mme. SIMONE / FRENCH ACTRESS"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Simone"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
An inscription identifies the subject as a French actress. However, Madame Benda Simone (1877-1967?) was apparently an author. See "Index to Women of the World from Ancient to Modern Times: A Supplement" (Metuchen, 1988).
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