Profile Portrait of Lucrezia Bori (1887-1960)
Graphite on paper
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
signature: lower left: "WmHWalker" inscriptions and date: lower right: "Lucrezia Bori / 'BORI' / Dutch Treat / Mar. 18/30"
Signed at lower left in graphite: "WmHWalker"; inscribed at lower right: "Dutch Treat 'BORI' / Mar. 18/30"; signed by sitter at lower right: "Lucrezia Bori"
A Spanish-born operatic soprano, Bori made her American debut, as "Manon Lescaut," with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City on November 11, 1912.
Gift of the Family of William Henry Walker
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