Original photographic portrait of the German violinist and stage and screen actor with Stefanie Schäffer and Stella Schäffer. Sylvester SCHÄFFER Jr.

Original photographic portrait of the German violinist and stage and screen actor with Stefanie Schäffer and Stella Schäffer.

Vienna: L. Gutmann, 1903. Oblong octavo. 4-1/4" x 7-11/16" (130 x 194 mm.). Laid down to photographer's heavy card stock mount with name and address in Vienna printed at right margin. Date "1903" blindstamped at lower right corner.

Slightly worn, spotted, and silvered.

A veritable "one man show," not only was Schäffer a violinist but also a juggler, magician, and stunt man. "After rejecting a private performance for Hitler and refusing to leave his Jewish agent Oser, Schäffer decided to leave Germany and go to the United States... In 1939 he emigrated with his family to Hollywood." Wikipedia. Item #31111

Price: $75.00  other currencies

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