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Profile Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Jr. (1895-1953)

Object Number: 
1990.1.120
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature: right: "Wm. H. Walker" inscriptions and date: lower center: "Robert M. La Follette Jr. / Dutch Treat Club- / Jan27/31"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at middle right in graphite: "Wm. H.Walker"; inscribed at lower left: "Dutch Treat Club -- / Jan 27/31"; signed by sitter in graphite at lower center: "Robert M. La Follette Jr."
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was elected in 1925 to represent his native state, Wisconsin, in the United States Senate, serving out the unexpired term of his father, Robert M. La Follette, Sr. He was elected three more times and served in the Senate until 1947.
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