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    Katharine Hepburn Sketch for "Dragon Seed"by Robin LaVigne. A beautiful 12" x 18" sketch of Katharine Hepburn in the role of "Jade Tan" in the epic Dragon Seed, (MGM, 1944), based on the Pearl Buck novel. The artist was Robin LaVigne, daughter of Emile LaVigne, the famed Hollywood makeup man who designed and applied Hepburn's makeup for this performance. Hepburn and Emile LaVigne had a personal and professional relationship that lasted almost half-a-century. Robin followed in her father's footsteps and became a renowned makeup artist in her own right, working on "Seinfeld" and "The Tracey Ullman Show" among others. She has signed "LaVigne" in the lower right area of the picture. If you can't imagine Hepburn in an Asian role, this striking sketch (and her superb performance in Dragon Seed might surprise you. Excellent condition. From the Estate of Emile LaVigne.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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