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Portrait of Deems Taylor (1885-1966)

Object Number: 
1990.1.115
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 20 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "WHWalker" inscription and date: lower right: "Oh, Bill! Not Really? / Deems Taylor / Feb. 17, 1931 / Dutch Treat Club" inscription: upper right: "DEEMS TAYLOR"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "WHWalker"; at lower right: "Dutch Treat club"; at upper right: "DEEMS TAYLOR."; signed by sitter in graphite at lower right: "Oh, Bill! Not Really? / Deems Taylor / Feb. 17, 1931"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject, born Joseph Taylor, was a composer and music critic. From the 1920s to the 1940s he was the regular host of Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic radio broadcasts.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group