Lot #771
Rudolph Valentino Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Dashing vintage glossy 8 x 10 lightweight portrait of Rudolph Valentino with an open shirt, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Mrs. Elinore Sayre, with best wishes, R. Valentino." The photo was originally taken by Maurice Goldberg of New York. In very good to fine condition, with edge rippling, scattered creasing and soiling, and a tear to the right border. The recipient was the daughter of J. Willis Sayre, a notable journalist and arts critic in the Seattle area during the first half of the 20th century.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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