Portrait of Deems Taylor (1885-1966)

Portrait of Deems Taylor (1885-1966)
Title
Portrait of Deems Taylor (1885-1966)
Date 
1931
Medium 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 20 x 14 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number 
1990.1.115
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"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group