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    Greta Garbo/George Hurrell Studio Portrait (MGM, 1930). Still (16" X 20"). Speaking of Greta Garbo's initial appearance in "Anna Karenina," New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther once said "Set in the face of classic structure were large, sad, luminous eyes that expressed a limited but intense emotional range." Stunning beauty, devotion to craft, and intense discipline were Garbo's trademarks, and just a few of the reasons why George Hurrell photographed her on a number of occasions. This image of Garbo was taken by Hurrell in 1930 as her first talking feature, "Anna Christie," was sweeping the nation. There is very faint wear along the edges and tiny bumps at the corners with light bending. Unlike stamp-signed prints that followed in later years, this is an original print from Hurrell's Portfolio II and is hand-signed by the artist. Number 114 of 250. Near Mint.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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