January 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, January 26th, 5pm Pacific
Original watercolor painting done by the celebrated Italian operatic tenor, Enrico Caruso. Signed ''EC'' at bottom right, the portrait is painted on the back of an Italian postcard. As stated in a note written by Enrico Caruso, Jr., the painting was done between 1915-1917 and depicts Dr. Mario P. Marafiote, laryngologist ''in Italian army uniform during 'the war to end all wars'''. Documentation is written on Enrico Caruso, Jr.'s personal stationery and envelope includes wax stamp with imprinted ''E''. Postcard measures 3.5'' x 5.75''. Minor wear and rounding of corners from age, overall very good condition.
Enrico Caruso Original Watercolor Painting -- With LOA From Enrico Caruso, Jr.
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