Profile Portrait of Robert Joseph Flaherty (1884-1951)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
inscription and date: lower right: "RJ Flaherty / Oct 23 - 34 / New York"
Signed by sitter at lower center in graphite: "R J Flaherty / Oct 23 -- 34 / New York"
Flaherty was a documentary filmmaker. His best-known film, "Nanook of the North," opened at the Capitol Theater in New York in June, 1922.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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