After Karl Heinrich Gruppe (American, 1893-1982)
Portrait Plaque Honoring Marcella Sembrich. Signed 'KARL/GRUPPE/Sculptor/©" l.r., titled and inscribed "...A Surpassing/Musician/and/Interpreter/of Song" within the composition c.r. Cast brass, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in., fitted with a hanging mechanism on the reverse. Condition: Surface rubs, imperfections, and grime.
Dust and dirt to interstices. Multiple tiny black dots to the surface. An area of rubbing or similar to the surface at the lower right edge above the signature area.
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