Portrait of Emanuel List (1891-1967)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. ( 18.1 x 13.5 cm )
signature: lower left: "Wm H Walker" date and inscription: lower right: "Jan 16/34 Dutch Treat" inscriptions: lower center: "Emanuel List" and lower left: "EMANUEL LIST / BASSO MET. OPERA"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Wm H Walker / EMANUEL LIST / BASSO MET. OPERA"; at lower right: "Jan 16/34 Dutch Treat"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Emanuel List"
An Austrian-born operatic bass, the subject had his U.S. debut with the Metropolitan Opera Co., New York, in 1932.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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