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    Greta Garbo by Ruth Harriet Louise (MGM, 1925). Silhouette Portrait (10" X 13").
    Vintage black and white, double weight, glossy finish photo. This stunning silhouette portrait of Greta Garbo shows a softer, warmer image of the screen icon, whose remote reputation and persona masked a vulnerable soul. Garbo had just arrived in Hollywood in 1925, and was preparing to make her first U.S. film, The Torrent. Ruth Harriet Louise was able to capture a sense of humanity in an extremely artistic and subtle manner. This is the ultimate portrait of Garbo, one that will catch the attention of all her devoted fans. There is minimal edge wear. Recto: Ruth Harriet Louise embossed blind stamp. Verso: MGM/Louise credit stamps in lavender ink and Greta Garbo stamp in green ink. Very Fine+.


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