Portrait of Gladys Swarthout (1904-1969)

Title:
Portrait of Gladys Swarthout (1904-1969)
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. ( 18.1 x 13.5 cm )
Description: 
Portrait
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number: 
1990.1.161
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed at lower right: "Apr 11/33 / METROPOLITAN OPERA CO."; signed by sitter at lower right: "Gladys Swarthout"
Gallery Label: 
A mezzo-soprano, Gladys Swarthout performed with opera companies in Chicago from 1924 until 1929, then joined New York's Metropolitan Opera Co.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group