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Portrait head studies of Gustav Stresemann, Vittorio Scialoj ... Image 1

Portrait head studies of Gustav Stresemann, Vittorio Scialoja, Joseph Paul-Boncour and unidentified man (possibly Cuban delegate) at the League of Nations

Date
1927–29
Medium
Pastel and graphite on gray paper
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2015
Dimensions
9 ¾ x 6 5/8 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[top right in yellow pastel]: Mais! [?]; [below each of the top row of head studies in graphite]: Stresemann; Scialoja; Boncour; [below bottom row head study in graphite]: Cuba; [bottom right in red ink]: stamped signature
Gustav Stresemann negotiated Germany's admittance to the League of Nations in 1926. Both Vittorio Scialoja and Joseph Paul-Boncour were permanent delegates to the League, representing Italy and France, respectively.

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