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    Costume sketch of "Messenger of Death" from Quo Vadis. Costume sketch of "Messenger of Death" from Quo Vadis. (MGM, 1951) Original costume design sketch accomplished in pen and gouache on a 12.25 x 18 in. artist leaf, featuring "Messenger of Death" with the frightening face of a demon wearing a dark gray tunic, belted by a green serpent that winds up the demon's body and right arm. With notes in the margins, "Charon Costume N 1 Ext. Circus" and again in Italian in opposite corner. Unsigned. Dramatic blood spatter on the page adds to the effect of the sketch. Minor soiling and age wear. Accompanied by an 8 x 10 in. photo of Lujo Sostarich entertaining children of Princess Beatrice Torlonia wearing his ultimate costume from the film. Overall, in good condition.

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