Sophie and Oscar Tschirky (1866-1943)
Charcoal, white chalk, and graphite on tan paper
Overall: 19 3/4 x 25 11/16 in. (50.2 x 65.2 cm), irregular
Reproduced in Woolf's article "HOSTS PAY TRIBUTE TO OUR BEST-KNOWN HOST - And to Mrs. Oscar, Too Wed for Half a Century," "The New York Times Magazine,"
October 3, 1937, p. 7, as "Drawn from Life by S.J. Woolf." The subject is of course "Oscar of the Waldorf," the celebrated (inaudible) domo of the Waldorf. Source: donation letter.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Signed at lower left with estate stamp in blue ink : S.J.Woolf
Stamped at lower right in ?: 5392
Signed by the subjects at lower left in graphite: Sophie and Oscar
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