EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 1879-1955.
Photograph Signed ("Albert Einstein"), 9 x 6 inch gelatin silver print portrait by HERMAN MISHKIN, signed in sepia ink below the image and dated May 1921. Matted and framed.
THE GREAT SCIENTIST AT AGE 42, THE YEAR HE WON THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSICS. He sat for famed Russian-born photographer Herman Mishkin (1870-1948) in New York City while he was on a lecture tour of the United States to raise funds for the newly founded Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Mishkin was best known for his portraits of famous opera singers including Caruso, Chaliapin and Mary Garden and dancers Anna Pavlova and Ruth St. Denis.