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    Katharine Hepburn Signed Sketch from the Brown Derby. An 8.5" x 11" caricature sketch of the legendary actress, inscribed and signed by her in pencil. This was one of many celebrity caricatures that decorated the walls of the legendary Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles for decades. Hepburn was at an early peak in her career around the time this sketch was made, having won her first Oscar, for Morning Glory (1933), and having been nominated for a second, for Alice Adams (1935). The sketch is signed by the artist and bears a stamp stating "Property of the Brown Derby/Copyright Henry Major 1937." In Very Fine condition with some mild age toning along the edges, affixed to an 11" x 14" mat. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    17th Saturday
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