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Portrait of Ernestine Schumann-Heink (1861-1936)

Object Number: 
1990.1.102
Date: 
1930
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "Wm H.Walker / OCT 14/30" inscriptions: upper left: "Buckingham" ? and lower center: "Schumann Heink / SCHUMANN HEINK"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Wm.H.Walker / Oct 14/30 / SCHUMANN HEINK"; signed by sitter at lower center: "Schumann Heink"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
An opera singer, born in Lieben, near Prague, in what was then Austro-Hungary, Schumann-Heink first performed with the Metropolitan Opera in New York on January 9, 1899.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group