Bust-length photograph by Mishkin of the noted conductor in profile with autograph signature
Signed in full and dated New York, 1917. With Mishkin copyright in the plate in white to lower left. 200 x 147 mm.
Slightly worn and creased; laid down to mounting sheet.
A Viennese-born American conductor best known as a Wagnerian, Bodanzky became Mahler's assistant at the Vienna Opera in 1903 and was later named successor to Alfred Hertz at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. His conducted the American premieres of many works, including Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, and was on the rostrum for Caruso's final performance at the Met, on Christmas Eve 1920.
Herman Mishkin (1870-1948) served as the Metropolitan Opera's official portraitist from 1908-1932, producing an important body of work documenting "The Golden Age of Opera.
Price: $75.00 other currencies