Robert Emmet Sherwood (1896-1955)

Robert Emmet Sherwood (1896-1955)
Title
Robert Emmet Sherwood (1896-1955)
Date 
c. 1940-45
Medium 
Black crayon on heavy paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. ( 43.8 x 36.8 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Object Number 
1947.209
Marks 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Gallery Label 
The subject, a noted playwright, was born at New Rochelle, N.Y. His first successful play, "The Road to Rome," was produced in 1927. Four of his subsequent plays, "Idiot's Delight," "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," "There Shall Be No Night," and "Roosevelt and Hopkins," were awarded Pulitzer Prizes.
Provenance 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group