Lot #206
Mata Hari Signed Photograph

Exquisite portrait of the exotic dancer-turned-spy
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Estimate: $5000+


Exquisite portrait of the exotic dancer-turned-spy

Exceedingly rare 5.25 x 8.5 Boudoir cabinet card portrait of Mata Hari wearing a lovely flowing lace gown and seated in a large ornate chair, signed and inscribed in French on the reverse in fountain pen to prominent Dutch lawyer J. Kappeyne van de Coppello, "Souvent c'est le tempete qui nous conduit au port [often it is the storm that leads us to the port], Souvenir de Mata Hari, a Mr. Kappeyne, Berlin, 26 Avril 1907." Published by C. Pietzner of Vienna. In fine condition. A sensational full-length portrait of Mata Hari, only the second we have ever offered.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021

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