Profile Portrait of Josef Lhévinne (1874-1944)
Graphite on notepad paper
Overall: 7 x 5 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
signature: lower left: "Wm.H.Walker" inscriptions and date: lower center: "Thank you! / Josef Lhevinne / Feb 25 - 36 / JOSEPH LHEVINNE"
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Wm. H. Walker"; inscribed at lower right: "JOSEPH LHEVINNE"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Thank you! Josef Lhevinne / Feb 26 -- 36"
Lhévinne, a Russian-born pianist, had his U.S. debut with the Russian Symphony Orchestra in New York, in 1906. He later taught at the Julliard Graduate School.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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