Profile Portrait of Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967)

Profile Portrait of Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967)
Title
Profile Portrait of Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967)
Date 
1934
Medium 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number 
1990.1.186
Marks 
signature: left: "WmHWalker" inscription and date: lower left: "With a pleasant [?] / A. B. Toklas / Dutch Treat Luncheon / Nov 19/34" inscription: lower right: "Alice B. Toklas"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Dutch Treat Luncheon / Nov 19/34 / Alice B. Toklas"; signed by sitter at lower center: "With a pleasant memory / A. B. Toklas"
Gallery Label 
Although best known as Gertrude Stein's companion, Toklas was also the author of cookbooks. She entertained many great thinkers and artists at the Paris home she shared with Stein, and was known for her humor and wit.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group