Portrait of Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. ( 18.1 x 13.5 cm )
inscriptions and date: lower right: "Yours in sympathy - / Jascha Heifetz / 1933 / Dec 12/33 / JACOBO HEIFITZ"
Inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Dec 12/33 JACOBO HEIFETZ"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Yours in sympathy -- / Jascha Heifetz / 1933"
Russian-born violinist Jascha Heifetz made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall on October 27, 1917.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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