This is an original 1908 black and white halftone print of a painting by A. B. Wenzell, of Saint Celilia, the patron saint of musicians, hovering near a young boy playing the piano.
This 106+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is a title printed on the verso.
This piece was illustrated by Wenzell, A. B. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
A. B. Wenzell
(1864-1917) Albert Beck Wenzell was born in Detroit, Michigan and studied art in Munich and Paris. He was best known for his depictions of fashionable turn-of the-century society. He illustrated House of Mirth by Edith Wharton and did many illustrations for the popular magazines of the day including LadiesÕ Home Journal, HarperÕs Monthly, The Century, Cosmopolitan, and The Saturday Evening Post.