Sketch of a Male Head

Title

Sketch of a Male Head

Creator

Henry Varnum Poor
American, 1887-1970

Date

1949

Description

This drawing bears a resemblance to Francis E. Hyslop, one of the Penn State faculty members responsible for engaging Henry Varnum Poor to paint the Land Grant Frescoes. As the signature indicates, the drawing was dedicated to Professor Hyslop in May 1949, the month Poor returned to campus for the final session that brought the frescoes to completion.

Contributor

Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, Bequest from the Francis E. Hyslop Collection

Identifier

2004.70

Format

Graphite on paper; 11-7/8 x 8-11/16 in. (30.1 x 20.2 cm)