This Hungarian-American operatic mezzo-soprano made her debut in New York in 1911 and headlined at the Metropolitan Opera for 19 seasons. Item #44400
IPS [Kesslere], heavy stock 8" X 10", n.p., n.y. [dated 1926 on verso in another hand]. Near fine. Dramatic sepia-tone full-length portrait of Matzenauer in "Parsifal," beautifully inscribed and signed large and bold in black ink near the bottom: "Mr. John G. Leiser / from / Margaret Matzenauer." Quite striking and signed at the height of her fame -- and uncommon.