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Profile Portrait of Lucrezia Bori (1887-1960)

Object Number: 
1990.1.98
Date: 
1930
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.1 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "WmHWalker" inscriptions and date: lower right: "Lucrezia Bori / 'BORI' / Dutch Treat / Mar. 18/30"
Inscriptions: 
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"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
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.
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