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Two Portraits of Paul Whiteman (1890-1967)

Object Number: 
1990.1.47
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 16.2 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "WHW / 1927" inscription: lower left: "Paul Whiteman / PAUL / WHITEMAN"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "WHW / 1927"; at lower left: "PAUL WHITEMAN"; signed by sitter at lower left: "Paul White--"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
A conductor and jazz showman, Whiteman was a pioneer in introducing jazz music to the mainstream American public during the 1910s and 20s.
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