Portrait of Tito Schipa (1889-1965)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
inscription and date: lower center: "Tito Schipa / 1930"
Signed and inscribed by sitter in graphite at lower center: "Tito Schipa / 1930"
The subject was an Italian-born opera singer. He joined New York's Metropolitan Opera Company in 1932 but stayed for only three seasons.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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