Portrait of Hjalmar Schacht (1877-1970)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
signature: lower left: "Wm. H. Walker" inscriptions and date: lower right: "[Dr?] Hjalmar Schacht / Dr. Hjalmar Schacht of / Germany / Oct 14/30"
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H.Walker"; at lower right: "Dr. Hjalmar Schacht of / Germany / Oct 14/30"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Hjalmar Schacht"
The subject, a financier and bank official, was born in Schleswig (now Denmark). He served as minister of economics under Adolf Hitler.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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