View of the upper half of an unidentified man wearing a shirt and tie and suit trousers, holding a cigarette and looking out a screen door. A porch railing and tree leaves are visible outside the door.
Paul Starrett Sample was an American artist who portrayed life in New England in the middle of the 20th Century with a style that showed elements of Social Realism and Regionalism. He went to Los Angeles in the 1920's to study at Otis Art Institute, and was on the faculty of the University of Southern California in the school of architecture from 1926 to 1938, when he left to assume a teaching position at Dartmouth College.
Portrait photograph of William Penhallow Henderson wearing a cowboy hat, vest, tie and trousers, leaning against a post at an out building his Pueblo Revival home, with the main house visible in the distance. The house is located at 555 Camino del Monte Sol.