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    The Ragged Heiress (Fox, 1922). One Sheet (27" X 41"). If art deco is "an elegant style of cool sophistication in architecture and applied arts", this beautifully drawn silent one sheet qualifies handily. Shirley Mason played a "Peg'o'my heart" character often in her films, and this was one of her best. She's a little rich girl abused for her fortune, stolen away by her nanny who truly loves her, only to return years later as a maid for the original abusers. It all ends well with her finally receiving her fortune, reflected here in this stunning poster. Professionally restored to address only pinholes, fold separations in the crosspoint folds, a small chip in the top left corner, and a 2" tear at the bottom of the portraiture, not affecting the art. Lovely muted pastel stone lithography by the Miner Company. Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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