Lot 973: TLS, one page, 5.5 x 7.25, personal letterhead, March 28, 1952. Letter to Clara Klinghoffer, in full: "How very kind indeed of you to write me. Thank you so much. I am really sorry that our sittings did not prove more successful but hope that you are happy with the way the portrait is proceeding now." In fine condition. Rising to prominence in the 1930s, Clara Klinghoffer was celebrated for her polished portraiture. Among her many celebrity sitters was Vivien Leigh, who was painted in costume as Shakespeare's Cleopatra.
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Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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