Profile Portrait of Robert Joseph Flaherty (1884-1951)

Profile Portrait of Robert Joseph Flaherty (1884-1951)
Title
Profile Portrait of Robert Joseph Flaherty (1884-1951)
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 
1990.1.180
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"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group