Caricatures by Caruso

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Publication: 1951

Caruso loved to draw for his own pleasure. His caricatures of friends and other singers were first published in 1906, though this later collection dates to 1951. He was said to “throw off [the sketches] as easily as his mellifluous notes.” He often drew during interviews, as his son recalled.

Title

Caricatures by Caruso

Date

Publication: 1951

Description

Caruso loved to draw for his own pleasure. His caricatures of friends and other singers were first published in 1906, though this later collection dates to 1951. He was said to “throw off [the sketches] as easily as his mellifluous notes.” He often drew during interviews, as his son recalled.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Books

Source

MSS0647, Francis Robinson Collection of Music, Theatre and Dance, Box 199, Folder 03

Files

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Citation

“Caricatures by Caruso,” Gallery, accessed October 13, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1000.