Sign painted on panel with reference to the palm reading done for John D. Rockefeller by William John Warner also known as Cheiro (1866-1936). He was a famed astrologer and occult figure of the early 20th c. As a palmist and clairvoyant he was celebrated for making personal predictions for famous clients and foreseeing world events. He was born in Dublin Ireland and passed away in Hollywood. Among noted celebrities he read palms for Mark Twain, Sara Bernhardt, Mata Hari, Oscar Wilde, John D. Rockefeller, Grover Cleveland, Thomas Edison, and Prince of Wales. Cheiro acquired his palmistry expertise in a trip to India as a young man. A more detailed account of his life can be found in Wikipedia and his memoir.
32.5 x 22.5 x 1.75 inches