Portrait of Gladys Swarthout (1904-1969)

Object Number: 
1990.1.161
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. ( 18.1 x 13.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Wm HWalker" inscription and date: lower right: "Gladys Swarthout / Apr 11/33 / METROPOLITAN / OPERA CO."
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"
Description: 
Portrait
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.
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