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Profile Portrait of Martin Johnson (1884-1937)

Object Number: 
1990.1.218
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: left: "Wm HWalker" inscription and date: lower left: "Dutch Treat Club / Nov 10/36" inscriptions: lower center and right: "Martin Johnson / MARTIN JOHNSON / EXPLORER"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at middle left in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed along lower edge: "Dutch Trea Club / Nov 10/36 / MARTIN JOHNSON EXPLORER"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Martin Johnson."
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A partner of Jack London in his seafaring adventures, Johnson later traveled with his wife, Osa (née Osa Helen Leighty), to Borneo and Africa. The couple made numerous documentary films and several feature films based on their experiences.
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