Profile Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Jr. (1895-1953)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
signature: right: "Wm. H. Walker" inscriptions and date: lower center: "Robert M. La Follette Jr. / Dutch Treat Club- / Jan27/31"
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."
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.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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