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    Framed Signed Photo of Sophia Loren, with Attached Love Is... Cartoon. Stunningly lush close-up portrait of Sophia Loren, signed by the Oscar-winning star, "To Gary - with great affection - Sophia - Rome - 1981." Gary Morton was an ardent admirer-from-afar of Ms. Loren and her many charms, and Lucy, who arranged the autograph, attached a cartoon clipping to the lower left corner (resting against Sophia's tresses) that reads: "Love is...giving him a photo of Sophia Loren to moon over." Photo measures 7.5" x 11", matted into an appropriately baroque red-and-gold wooden frame that measures 13" x 16.5". Nice example of the humorous affection that existed between Lucy and Gary -- and a very alluring picture, truly worthy to "moon over." In Excellent condition. This lot will be accompanied by a letter of provenance from Susie Morton as the widow of Gary Morton, Ms. Ball's second husband. The lot is not offered by the estate of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Requires third party shipping.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    17th Saturday
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