Lot #1070
D. W. Griffith

Oversized portrait of the Birth of a Nation filmmaker
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Estimate: $1500+


Oversized portrait of the Birth of a Nation filmmaker

Trailblazing filmmaker (1875-1948) who directed a number of important early classics, including Intolerance and the iconic Birth of a Nation. Striking vintage matte-finish 9.5 x 12 portrait of Griffith wearing a fedora, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To H. C. Branch, With Best Wishes, Sincerely, D. W. Griffith.” In fine condition, with light silvering along the bottom edge. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020

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