Portrait of Lin Yu-T'ang (1895-1976)

Object Number: 
1990.1.210
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm. H.Walker / D. T. Club / Oct 13/36" inscriptions: lower right: "Lin Yut. . . / LIN YU TANG" and lower center: "AUTHOR 'MY COUNTRY & MY PEOPLE'"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker / D. T. Club / Oct 13/36"; at lower center: "LIN YU TANG / AUTHOR 'My Country & My People'"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Lin Yutang"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject--a university professor, author, and Chinese government official--was born in China and educated in the United States (M.A., Harvard, 1920) and Germany (Ph.D., University of Leipzig, 1923). His book "My Country and My People" first appeared in 1935.
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