Portrait of Christian Frederick Gauss (1878-1951)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 5/8 x 5 in. ( 19.4 x 12.7 cm )
signature: lower right: "Wm.H.Walker" inscription and date: lower right: "Dutch Treat Mar/35" inscriptions: lower left: "[Dr Savage?] / not subsidize our players." and lower center: "Christian Gauss"
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker"; inscribed along lower edge: "Dr Savage / not subsidize our players. Dutch Treat Mar/35"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Christian Gauss"
A specialist in Romance languages, Gauss taught at Princeton University from 1905 to 1946.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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