Thanksgiving Hours

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Profile Portrait of Robert Joseph Flaherty (1884-1951)

Object Number: 
1990.1.180
Date: 
1934
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription and date: lower right: "RJ Flaherty / Oct 23 - 34 / New York"
Inscriptions: 
Signed by sitter at lower center in graphite: "R J Flaherty / Oct 23 -- 34 / New York"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Flaherty was a documentary filmmaker. His best-known film, "Nanook of the North," opened at the Capitol Theater in New York in June, 1922.
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