SKU: FA00407 Categories: ,


Description: This gently rendered pencil drawing of an aged Carrie Chapman Catt is signed by the artist, M. H. Herrin, as well as the subject. Catt has also dated her signature: “March 9, 1936.”

Herrin drew the portrait on an 11 ¾” x 9 ¼” sheet of paper which is backed with card stock and a paper tape frame.

Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was an American women’s suffrage leader who served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, founded the League of Women Voters, and the International Alliance of Women.

H. Herrin (1897-?) was a noted portrait artist and autograph collector. He was known for creating portraits of prominent people and then having those people sign their portraits. Herrin also did several Time magazine covers. Item #FA00407

Condition: Three pin holes upper blank margin, a penciled “C” lower left must have been part of an alphabetical filing system.  Generally very good condition.