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Portrait of Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)

Object Number: 
1990.1.185
Date: 
1934
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and inscription: lower left: "Wm HWalker / Dutch Treat Club" inscription and date: lower right: "[Gertrude?] Stein / [November?] 19/34"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Dutch Treat Luncheon"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Gertrude Stein / Novb 19/34"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
An avant-garde writer and poet, Stein was educated at Harvard Annex, later called Radcliffe College. A pioneer in literary modernism and supporter of modern art and artists, she was well-known for the "salons" or intellectual gatherings that took place at her home in Paris.
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