Portrait of Maria Corda (1902-1965?)

Object Number: 
1990.1.39
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
date: lower left: "1927" inscriptions: lower right: "Maria Corda / 'Helen' in Helen of Troy"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Nov 1927"; at lower center: " 'Helen' in Helen of Troy."; signed by sitter at lower center: "Maria Corda"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Corda, a Hungarian actress, starred in many movies of the 1920s and 30s, including "The Last Days of Pompeii," "The Private Life of Helen of Troy," and "Samson and Delilah."
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