Benedikt F. Dolbin
Portrait sketch of Ben Weber
Pencil on paper.
11 9/16 x 8 15/16 inches (293 x 226 mm)
Purchased on the Cary Fund.
Inscribed by the artist in pencil at upper right, "Ben Weber", and at upper left, "Ben Weber", and signed at lower right with initial "D".
Mrs. Ellen Dolbin (d. 1974), the artist's widow.
One of 86 portrait sketches of musicians including the likenesses of most of the leading composers, conductors, and instrumentalists of the first half of the twentieth century. All were done from life, and many appeared in Musical America.