Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 142

Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
GENERAL MANAGER OF THE NYC METROPOLITAN OPERA GATTI-CASAZZA, GIULIO. Two items, each Signed, "GGatti-Casazza": Photograph * Correspondence card. The photograph, half-length portrait, showing him in coat and hat, holding his walking stick, and looking into the camera. Additionally signed by archaeologist Giuseppe Botti, in pencil, and two others. Signed on the mount, below the image. 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (image), 12x8 1/2 inches overall; mounted to original folder. The card, with printed heading: "Office of the General Manager / Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc." 3 1/4x5 inches; remnants of prior mounting overall verso. New York, 25 April 1938; Np, nd

Additional Details

With--(Giulio Gatti-Casazza.) Two unsigned photographs: a bust portrait by Mishkin showing him in profile, and a snapshot by Pacific & Atlantic Photos showing him standing beside Otto H. Kahn aboard the S.S. Caronia in 1925. Each 8x6 inches.