Alfred Bendiner (1899 - 1964)
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Alfred Bendiner trained as an architect, studying at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Academy of Rome in Italy. Bendiner lived and worked in Philadelphia, where he produced murals for several Philadelphia area institutions, illustrations for several major periodicals, and pen and ink caricatures which appeared regularly in the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin.
Conductor and Soloist
Original pen-and-ink drawing on paper, likely from the 1940s, picturing the conductor - possibly Eugene Ormandy - and soloist shaking hands. Foxed and toned within original mat area. Overall sheet size 14" x 11"