Portrait of Sir Cedric Hardwicke (1893-1964)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "Wm H Walker / Dutch Treat Club / Mar 9/37" inscriptions: lower right: "Cedric Hardwicke" and lower left: "SIR CEDRIC HARDWICKE / ENGLISH ACTOR"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / Dutch Treat Club / Mar 9/37 / SIR CEDRIC HARDWICKE / ENGLISH ACTOR"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Cedric Hardwicke"
The subject was an English-born actor. His memoir, "Let's Pretend: Recollections and Reflections of a Lucky Actor," was published in 1932.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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