Profile Portrait of John Charles Thomas (1891-1960)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 1/16 x 5 in. ( 17.9 x 12.7 cm )
signature: lower right: "WmHWalker" inscriptions and date: lower left: "John Charles Thomas / June 11/35 / Dutch Treat Club / St. Regis"
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Wm H Walker"; inscribed at lower left: "June 11/35 / Dutch Treat Club / St. Regis"; signed by sitter at lower left: "John Charles Thomas"
An operatic baritone, Thomas had his recital debut in New York City in 1921. He performed with the Metropolitan Opera Co. from 1933 to 1945.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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