Sophie and Oscar Tschirky (1866-1943)

Sophie and Oscar Tschirky (1866-1943)
Title
Sophie and Oscar Tschirky (1866-1943)
Date 
1937
Medium 
Charcoal, white chalk, and graphite on tan paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 25 11/16 in. (50.2 x 65.2 cm), irregular
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Object Number 
2008.43.7
Inscriptions 
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group