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Portrait of Tito Schipa (1889-1965)

Object Number: 
1990.1.109
Date: 
1930
Medium: 
Graphite on notepad paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription and date: lower center: "Tito Schipa / 1930"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed by sitter in graphite at lower center: "Tito Schipa / 1930"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The subject was an Italian-born opera singer. He joined New York's Metropolitan Opera Company in 1932 but stayed for only three seasons.
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