Lot 576: Original signed fountain pen self-portrait sketch by Chaliapin on an off-white 10.25 x 14 album page, signed and inscribed below, "F. Chaliapin, To Dear Roxy, 1928 March." To the right is an AMQS by the important composer of liturgical music, Nicolai Kedroff, who pens a quote from his "Song of the Volga Boatman," also signed by the members of the Kedroff Quartet. Also signed on the reverse by cartoonist Harry Hershfield (who adds a sketch), dancer Patricia Bowman (who sketches five tiny dancers around her name), and movie mogul Ned E. Depinet, as well as several others. In fine condition, with mild toning and soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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