Caricature of Friedrich Schorr as Leonardo Da Vinci (1888-1953)
Graphite on paper
Overall: 6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 17.5 x 14 cm )
signature, date, and inscription: lower right: "Wm. H. Walker / Mar 10 / Memory Sketch" inscription: lower center: "The Wanderer / friedSchorr"
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Wm. H.Walker / Mar 10'' / Memory Sketch"; signed by sitter at lower center: " 'The Wanderer' / Fried Schorr"
The subject, an opera singer, was born in Nagyvarad, Hungary (later Rumania). He performed with New York's Metropolitan Opera Co. from 1924 to 1943.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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