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Inscription

lower left on stone: Portrait of me / (improved) / Rockwell Kent 1923.; lower left in graphite: (for being a good girl / and eating up everything / on her plate !) everything? / Well - nearly everything!; lower right in graphite: To my darling Janie / with whole oceans of love. / Rockwell - / Arlington - Christmas 1924.; lower left edge in graphite by unknown hand: 7033; lower center edge in graphite by unknown hand: 15 1/2 x 12 1/2

Provenance

Mrs. Theodore Baldwin, III, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1971; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1978
Artists and Their Circles, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1978
1981
The Artist as Illustrator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1981, no. 19
Bibliography
1924
Kent, Rockwell. Voyaging Southward from the Strait of Magellan. New York: Halycon House, 1924, frontispiece.