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    Greta Garbo by Ruth Harriet Louise (MGM, 1920s). Portrait (10" X 13").
    Vintage black and white, double weight, satin finish still. Ruth Harriet Louise created some of the earliest images of the Swedish star when she arrived in Hollywood after signing a contract with MGM. The photographer and star were close in age and had a congenial working relationship, resulting in many memorable, personal images such as this one. Soon Garbo's glamorous yet remote persona would be developed, and her later images would reflect that icon status. Recto: Ruth Harriet Louise embossed blind stamp. Verso: MGM/Louise credit stamp. Near Mint.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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