Mae Murray – by Frank Martin- stock #7013
A fine original copper plate dry point etching with hand tinting of the Hollywood actress Mae Murray by the artist Frank Martin (1921-2005)
Published in 1987 in a numbered edition of 50. This version is numbered 28/50.
Mae Murray (1889-1965); “The Girl with the Bee Stung Lips” also know as “The Gardenia of the Screen”, was born Marie Adrienne Keonig in Virginnia, USA. She took to the stage at an early age and first appeared on Broadway partnering the ballroom dance star Vernon Castle in the 1906 show “About Town”. Soon after this initial break through, she joined the chorus line of the Ziegfeld Follies and by 1915 she was one of their headline names appearing in show in Paris partnering such names as Rudolph Valentino and Clifton Webb. …. Hollywood and stardom followed.
|Image – 39.5cm by 25.5cm
Paper – 65cm by 52cm
|signed, titled and numbered in pencil.||Excellent condition – newly framed.|
|Price GB Pounds Available to View
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