Portrait of Friedrich Schorr (1888-1953)
Graphite on paper
Overall: 7 11/16 x 5 1/2 in. ( 19.5 x 14 cm )
inscription, date, and signature: lower left: "Dutch Treat / Mar 10/31 / Wm HWalker" inscriptions: lower right: "friedSchorr" and "FRIEDRICH / SCHORR / MET. OPERA CO Baritone"
Inscribed and signed at lower left in graphite: "Dutch Treat / Mar 10/31 / Wm. H.Walker"; at lower right: "FRIEDRICH / SCHORR / MET. OPERA Co. Baritone"; signed by sitter at lower right: "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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