Caricature of Paul Whiteman (1890-1967)

Caricature of Paul Whiteman (1890-1967)
Title
Caricature of Paul Whiteman (1890-1967)
Date 
1927
Medium 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 x 3 3/8 in. ( 17.8 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number 
1990.1.46
Marks 
signature and date: lower left and center: "Wm HWalker / Apr 5/27" inscription: lower left and center: "Paul Whiteman"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Wm H. Walker / Apr 5/27"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Paul Whiteman"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group