Portrait of Maria Corda (1902-1965?)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
date: lower left: "1927" inscriptions: lower right: "Maria Corda / 'Helen' in Helen of Troy"
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Nov 1927"; at lower center: " 'Helen' in Helen of Troy."; signed by sitter at lower center: "Maria Corda"
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."
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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