Senator George William Norris (1861-1944)

Senator George William Norris (1861-1944)
Title
Senator George William Norris (1861-1944)
Date 
c. 1940
Medium 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 20 in. ( 62.2 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Object Number 
1947.152
Marks 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Gallery Label 
Norris served for thirty years (1913-43) as a United States senator from Nebraska. As a member of the Senate, he was a leading force in the establishment of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933; Norris Dam, a part of that vast project, was named after him.
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