Lot 890: Superlative vintage matte-finish 13.5 x 10.75 portrait of the pair in their iconic bowler hats, affixed to its original 16.75 x 13.75 mount, signed and inscribed on the mount in fountain pen, "Our best wishes always Fred! (Jr.), Stan Laurel" and "Oliver Hardy." Also signed on the mount in pencil by Stax. Framed to an overall size of 18 x 15. In fine condition, with Hardy's signature a shade or two light. Stax Graves was the official photographer of Hal Roach Studios and took some of the most iconic portraits of Laurel and Hardy, capturing stills of the duo while making films such as Way Out West, Swiss Miss, and The Bohemian Girl. A truly outstanding, large example of the classic comedy duo.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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