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    Natacha Rambova Two-Sided Panel with Pencil Sketches, Including a Drawing of Conrad Veidt from "Cabinet of Dr. Caligari." The dark side of Natacha Rambova reveals itself in this fascinating two-sided, pencil-sketched panel, dating from the early 1920s. One side features two profile drawings of attractive young ladies, circa 1922, one smiling, one dancing. The other side gets creepy: a crone, a skull face, male and female torsos and profiles, skeletons, and -- most notably -- a superb sketch of Conrad Veidt as Cesare, the "somnambulist" of the milestone horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920). The Veidt drawing is small (2" x 2") but has outstanding detail, especially in its shadowy and frightening eyes. An art study of a notable actor in an iconic performance, drawn by another famed cinema personality of the era, makes this very desirable indeed -- especially considering the highly collectible classic horror genre. Very Fine condition. This is truly haunting artwork, created by a notorious "dark lady" of early Hollywood.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    14th-15th 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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