Lot 777: Renowned Russian opera singer (1873–1938) regarded as the foremost bass of his era. Vintage pearl-finish 8 x 10 photo of Chaliapin in costume, signed and inscribed in fountain pen in Italian, "Al caro Samuel Thewmen, un ricordo amichevole, F. Chaliapin, 1926, N. Y." In fine condition, with a couple trivial edge dings and slight creases.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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