Two Portraits of Jimmy Durante (1893-1980) and Profile of a Probocis Monkey

Object Number: 
1990.1.220
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "Wm H Walker / Dutch Treat / Club / Nov 10/36" inscription: upper left: "Great / J. . . y / Durante" inscriptions: lower left: "Ape in / Martin Johnson / [Picture?] same day" and lower center: "JIMMIE DURANTE"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right: "Wm H Walker / Dutch Treat / Club / Nov 10/36"; at lower left: "Ape in / Martin Johnson / Pictures same day. / JIMMIE DURANTE"; signed by sitter at upper left: "Great / Jimmy Durante"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Durante was a musical comic who appeared in movies as well as on stage. He was born in New York City.
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