Lot 623: [Twain Mark]



2015-07-10 15:43:04

Lot 623: [Twain Mark]: (1835-1910) American Writer. An Excellent Unsigned Vintage 10 X 13 Sepia Photograph By A. F. Bradley Of New York, The Wonderful Sepia Image Depicting Twain Seated In A Three Quarter Length Pose, Wearing A White Flannel Suit, 1907. Signed By Bradley In Pencil To The Lower Border And Also Bearing His Circular Blindstamp In The Lower Left Corner. Some Slight Surface Creasing To The Lower Edge, Not Affecting The Image Or Bradley'S Signature, Otherwise Ex The Present Image Was One Of A Series Captured By Bradley In New York. The Photographer Erected A Revolving Stand In Order To Allow Twain, Who Had Taken A Certain Dislike To Photographer'S Studios In His Later Life, The Most Comfort While Posing Before The Camera. It Is Stated That Twain Regarded Four Of The Images Taken By Bradley To Have Been The Finest Taken During His Life. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £200 - 300
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