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    Original Signed Sketch of Gloria Swanson. This is a wonderful, framed black-and-white profile sketch of Gloria Swanson, capturing her in the pre-Sunset Blvd. era when she was a superb cinema attraction of the Roaring '20s. The great star signed the picture, "To Kay Embrace you with much love Gloria 73." The lower right corner bears the name of the artist, Gosta Viertel, and is date 1967. Accompanying the art is a 7" x 10" photograph of Swanson presenting the sketch to a delighted Kaye Ballard, who consigned it. The 18" x 21" picture frame, appropriately colored black and silver, has a few blemishes on it, and the signature is slightly faded. Overall it's in Very Fine condition. As this picture proves, "they had faces then" (and eyes, and eyelashes!). This is a stunning tribute to a fabled star with a very desirable signature and personal connection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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