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Profile Portrait of Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (1896-1960)

Profile Portrait of Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (1896-1960)
Title
Profile Portrait of Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (1896-1960)
Date 
1931
Medium 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 19.7 x 14 cm )
Description 
Portrait
Credit Line 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Object Number 
1990.1.114
Marks 
signature: lower left: "WHWalker" inscription and date: lower right: "Dutch Treat Feb 16/31" inscriptions: upper right: "TIBBETT" and lower right: "Lawrence Tibbett"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "WH Walker Dutch Treat Feb. 16/31"; at upper right: "TIBBETT"; signed by sitter in graphite at lower center: "Lawrence Tibbett"
Gallery Label 
A native of southern California, baritone Lawrence Tibbett first sang on the concert stage in Los Angeles in 1917. He debuted with New York's Metropolitan Opera Co. in the role of Valentine, from "Faust," November 30, 1923.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group