Lot 708: Vintage sepia matte-finish 7.75 x 11 head-and-shoulders portrait of Thornton, signed and inscribed in the lower right in fountain pen, "For Lee Keedick, with all the best regards, Thornton Wilder." Matted and framed to an overall size of 14 x 17. In fine condition, with portions of the signature and inscription a shade or two light. In addition to Wilder, Keedick was a notable lecture agent for several high profile speakers, including Howard Carter, Kitty Hart, Norman Cousins, and John Mason Brown. A scarce and impressively sized photo of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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