Profile Portrait of James L. Clark (1883-1969)
Graphite on ivory paper with printed verso
Overall: 7 1/8 x 5 5/8 in. ( 18.1 x 14.3 cm )
signature and inscription: lower right: "Wm H Walker / James L. Clark" inscription and date: lower left: "Camp Fire [?] Club / 1927"
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed at lower left: "Camp Fire Club / 1927"; signed by sitter at lower right: "James L. Clark."
James Lippitt Clark was a taxidermist, sculptor, explorer, big game hunter, and motion picture engineer. He led the O'Donnell-Clark African Expedition in 1931 and was director emeritus of the American Museum of Natural History in New York from January, 1949.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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