Full length role portrait photograph of the noted Italian baritone as the toreador in Bizet's Carmen.

From the Mishkin studio, with copyright printed in the plate. Ca. 8" x 6". (202 x 152 mm.). Slightly cockled; remnants of former mount to upper and lower margins of verso.

Together with an autograph inscription in black ink boldly signed in full and dated New York, April 5, 1913 on an album leaf 140 x 208 mm. (5-1/2" x 8-1/4"): To Miss Alice Elizabeth L. Wolff with all best wishes." Two small partial file holes to blank left margin.

"Amato’s voice was of splendid quality and extensive range, with brilliant resonance in the upper register. During his New York years he became an exceptionally reliable and complete artist, with impeccable enunciation, classical purity of style, and strong dramatic powers." Desmond Shawe-Taylor in Grove Music Online.

Herman Mishkin (1870 - 1948), a noted Russian-born American photographer based in New York, specialized in photographic portraits of opera singers. Item #31074

Price: $100.00  other currencies

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