Lot 963: Gorgeous limited edition suite of George Hurrell's oversized portraits known as Portfolio I, consisting of ten matte-finish gelatin silver photos, 11 x 14 and 14 x 11, each numbered 71/190 and signed in the lower border in black ink by the famed photographer, "Hurrell." Subjects include: Jean Harlow, Greta Garbo and John Barrymore, Rita Hayworth, Gary Cooper, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, Loretta Young and Tyrone Power, and Katharine Hepburn. Includes the original clamshell presentation box and publisher's original paperwork. In fine condition. These photos are extremely desirable on their own and more so when preserved as a complete set. Hurrell's photographs of these cinema legends are some of the most iconic ever taken, truly embodying the glamour of Hollywood's golden age.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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