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Profile Portrait of Noel Coward (1899-1973)

Profile Portrait of Noel Coward (1899-1973)
Title
Profile Portrait of Noel Coward (1899-1973)
Date 
1933
Medium 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 21 x 14 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number 
1990.1.158
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "Wm HWalker / Feb 14/33" inscription: right: "Noel Coward" ? inscription and date: lower left: "NOEL COWARD / D. T. / FEB.14/33"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Feb 14/33"; at lower left: "NOEL COWARD / D. T. / FEB. 14/33"; signed by sitter at middle right: "Noel Coward"
Gallery Label 
The subject was an English-born actor and playwright known for sophisticated comedies such as "Private Lives" (1930) and "Design for Living" (1933).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group