This is an original 1924 halftone print portrait of comedian Maurice de Féraudy. The caption writes, "The latest among the famous world artists who this season have displayed their virtuosity in New York, the eminent comedian of the Theatre Francais is seen here as the querulous old miser in Moliere's immortal classic." Fछraudy was also an accomplished songwriter, and wrote various songs for Paulette Darty, including "Fascination."
This 87+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10.5 inches; 19 x 27 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: actor, Comedy Francaise, costume, fashion