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Portrait of Friedrich Schorr (1888-1953)

Portrait of Friedrich Schorr (1888-1953)
Title
Portrait of Friedrich Schorr (1888-1953)
Date 
1931
Medium 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 11/16 x 5 1/2 in. ( 19.5 x 14 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number 
1990.1.131
Marks 
inscription, date, and signature: lower left: "Dutch Treat / Mar 10/31 / Wm HWalker" inscriptions: lower right: "friedSchorr" and "FRIEDRICH / SCHORR / MET. OPERA CO Baritone"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in graphite: "Dutch Treat / Mar 10/31 / Wm. H.Walker"; at lower right: "FRIEDRICH / SCHORR / MET. OPERA Co. Baritone"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Fried Schorr"
Gallery Label 
The subject, an opera singer, was born in Nagyvarad, Hungary (later Rumania). He performed with New York's Metropolitan Opera Co. from 1924 to 1943.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group