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DescriptionHurrell Photo Portfolio III (George Hurrell, 1979-1980). Near Mint. Autographed and Hand-Numbered Limited Edition Portfolio Photos (10) with Portfolio (Photos: 16" X 20", Portfolio: 17.25" X 21.5"). Suite # 201/250.
Photography buffs, this lot is the best of the best: a limited edition set of hand developed, hand signed, gelatin silver prints from George Hurrell's original negatives. Included are ten photographs, each printed, numbered (201/250), and signed by Mr. Hurrell in 1979-1980. The photos are encased in a beautiful linen covered portfolio case along with six pages (16" X 20") consisting of: (1) a listing with technical data on each photo, (2) a certificate of authenticity from Creative Art Investments, (3) a copy of handwritten notes on Hurrell by Pierre Restany, (4) a page of quotes about Hurrell by various celebrities, (5) a copy of a letter about Hurrell written by Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and (6) a page of Hurrell's handwritten authenticity statement. The ten photos are each in protective acetate sleeves and feature images of Ann Sheridan, John Barrymore, James Cagney, Jascha Heifetz, Gilbert Roland, Charles Boyer, Veronica Lake, Joan Crawford, Anna May Wong, and Gene Tierney. The six pages included in the portfolio show some light creases, however this does not affect the grade. The photos themselves are virtually immaculate, showing only a slight wave from the hand development process. Near Mint.
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.
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