Lot #507
Ernest Hemingway

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Estimate: $1200+


Unusual vintage matte-finish 7 x 5 photo of a man posing with a cutout portrait of Hemingway, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Joe Gliwa, best luck always, Ernest Hemingway.” In very good to fine condition, with scattered creasing, and light brushing to the handwriting. Gliwa, pictured here in the photo, is seen lying in a bed at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, in May of 1961, less than two months before Hemingway's suicide. Accompanied by a mailing envelope and original letter of receipt from Gliwa.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021

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