This American sculptor -- kin to President William Howard Taft, father of Congresswomen Emily Taft Douglas and father-in-law to her husband, Senator Paul Douglas -- created such popular favorites as Chicago's "Fountain of Time" and provocative statues of Lincoln, and other historical figures. Item #45680
Large, bold signature in blue ink on a 5¼" X 4" sheet, n.p., dated "July 1929" in ink in another hand at lower right. Near fine. At lower right, a small (1" X 1½") magazine head-and-shoulders portrait of Taft in later years has been neatly affixed. Attractive example.