?Paris: ca? 1920.
Sheet size ca. 270 x 210 mm. Executed in black, blue, red, and white crayon and chalk on heavy tan wove paper. Signed by the artist at lower right, with a preparatory sketch (head only) in red chalk at upper right.
The conductor is depicted in formal dress with baton in hand.
Minor wear to lower right corner; slightly browned; several small pinholes to blank areas; light impression of former mat to extreme edges.
This drawing is possibly a depiction of the Russian conductor Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951) however this attribution is debatable.
Abel Jules Faivre was a painter, illustrator, and cartoonist active in Paris in the early 20th century. He is particularly well-known for the posters he designed during World War I as well as for his portraits and caricatures.
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