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Lot #945
Audrey Hepburn Oversized Photograph Signed and Inscribed to King Vidor

Stunning Hepburn portrait inscribed to the War and Peace director

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Stunning Hepburn portrait inscribed to the War and Peace director

Magnificent oversized vintage matte-finish 15.5 x 19.5 close-up portrait of Hepburn captured circa 1956 by War and Peace cinematographer Jack Cardiff, beautifully signed and inscribed in fountain by Hepburn to the film's director King Vidor, "For my King, with love and and love, Audrey.” Attractively archivally double-matted and framed to an overall size of 26 x 30. In very fine condition.

Directed by King Vidor, the 1956 film War and Peace, adapted from Leo Tolstoy iconic novel, starred Audrey Hepburn in the leading role as Natasha Rostova. The acclaimed film earned Oscar nominations for Best Director, Best Cinematography (Color), and Best Costume Design (Color). It won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign-Language Film, and Hepburn and Vidor both received Golden Globe nominations for their individual contributions. As a mammoth, sharp portrait of the iconic Hollywood star inscribed to her great director, this is an absolutely unique, one-of-a-kind piece of entertainment history.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #612 - Ended July 14, 2021