Auction catalogue

NICOLA DEE'S COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPHS, POSTERS, AND PHOTOS

Lot 157: GEORGE BARRIS: MARILYN MONROE 1962.

Estimate: £400 - £600

Marilyn Monroe's last photo shoot.Taken on Santa Monica beach, 13th July 1962. C Print. 16x12 inches. Stamped by George Barris (c) 1986. Framed. Monroe telephoned him two days before her death, he told The Los Angeles Daily News in 2012. “She called me on Friday, and I was in New York, and she wanted to know if I could come to see her that weekend and that it was urgent,” he recalled. But he had plans to see his family that weekend, so he begged off and promised to visit her on Monday instead.


Grade: Antiques/Collectables

Lot 158: ANDRE DE DIENES (1913-1985): MARILYN MONROE.

Estimate: £250 - £350

Marilyn Monroe at Tobey Beach, Long island, new York in 1949 by Andre De Dienes.

C Print, copyright stamped on verso. From the private collection of Kim Goodwin.

16x12 inches. Framed.


Grade: Antiques/Collectables

Lot 159: MERMAID FRAME.

Estimate: £30 - £35

Pink frame measuing 7.5 x 7.5 inches with Mermaid theme, comprising of metallic fabric, scrabble letters, 2 mermaid tails and 4 dots. Great for a little girls bedroom.


Grade: Antiques/Collectables

Lot 160: HISTORICAL: JEAN-PAUL SARTE. (1905-1980). Autograph professionally framed.

Estimate: £60 - £80 An autograph from French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic Jean-Paul Sarte. Professionally mounted and framed.
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Lot 161: HISTORICAL: MARCEL PROUST. (1871-1922).

Estimate: £75 - £90 An autograph from Marcel Proust. Professionally mounted and framed. Marcel Proust, was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel ? la recherche du temps perdu, published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927
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Lot 162: HISTORICAL: GEORGE DONNER (1784-1847).

Estimate: £200 - £300 George Donner was the leader of the Donner Party, a group of California-bound American settlers who became snowcovered in the Sierra Nevada of Alta California, Mexico in the winter of 1846?47. Autograph of George Donner. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa. Please note there is a tear through part of the signature.
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Lot 163: BILL RAY SIGNED: MACHU PICCHU 1974.

Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Taken by photographer Bill Ray. 20x24 inches including white borders. Edition of 50.Signed by Bill Ray. Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 164: HISTORICAL: BUZZ ALDRIN SIGNED NASA LITHOGRAPH (1930-).

Estimate: £250 - £300 An official lithograph from Nasa signed by Buzz Aldrin in blue sharpie. 7.5x8 inches. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 165: HISTORICAL: NEIL ARMSTRONG (1930-2012). Autograph framed.

Estimate: £800 - £1200 An autograph from the first man on the Moon - Neil Armstrong. Professionally mounted, framed and supplied with coa.
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Lot 166: HISTORICAL: NEIL ARMSTRONG. Autograph professionally framed.

Estimate: £600 - £800 A 10x8 inch photo signed by astronaut Neil Armstrong. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 169: ART: ENRICO CARUSO SIGNED DRAWING.

Estimate: £500 - £750 ENRICO CARUSO (1873-1921). Italian tenor with a repertoire of over 40 operas especially remembered for his portrayal of Canio in I Pagliacci by Leoncavallo. He was one of the first to record phonograph records. Signed original sketch on drawing paper. Full-length standing profile caricature whom Caruso identifies as "A. Nathan" at top margin. Size: 11x8 inches. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 170: ART: DON ROSA - DONALD AND DAISY DUCK DRAWING. (1951-).

Estimate: £60 - £80 Don Rosa Walt Disney's Donald and Daisy duck. Don Rosa has inherited the mantle of The Good Duck Artist from his idol Carl Barks. Image: 13.5 X 8 inches. Boldly signed at the lower right.
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Lot 171: PHOTOGRAPHY: FRANCO FRANCESCHI SIGNED: CHIANTI ITALY FIELDS.

Estimate: £200 - £250 A message from Franco franceschi : Images of the Chianti countryside were carried out in a small area around Siena, where the countryside is amongst the most beautiful person I have ever known. I lived in the Chianti region for eight years and for eight years I've been waiting day after day, season after season that the campaign showed it to me at its best, as a girl who changed continuously to dress to enhance her vanity. I wanted to take these pictures to show at this land and its generous people my love, my admiration and my gratitude. A beautiful 40x60 cm print of this image on high quality paper. Condition: Excellent. Supplied with Franco Franceschi's coa.
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Lot 172: PHOTOGRAPHY: FRANCO FRANCESCHI - COLMBIA NO 4651.

Estimate: £150 - £250 A photograph from award winning Italian photographer Franco Franceschi. High quality on specialist card. Size: 40x60 cm. Edition of only 25. Size: 40x60 cm. Signed on back of photo and supplied with Franco Franceschi's coa.
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Lot 173: BERT STERN (1929-2013) MARILYN MONROE PORTRAIT.

Estimate: £1250 - £1750 Marilyn Monroe portrait' - From the 1962 last sittings. Signed by photographer Bert Stern. Glossy Digital print from 2001. Edition 17/50. Size of image: 16.5x11.75 inches. Supplied with Bert Stern coa.
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Lot 174: HOWARD HUGHES PRESENTS: 'COCK OF THE AIR'.

Estimate: £20 - £30 A controversial film for 1932 presented by Howard Hughes that was heavily censored. A romantic comedy based in World War I. For the first time ever the film had its scenes recreated with voice overs on missing dialogue, and released again in 2017. Extremely rare pamphlet.
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Lot 175: BILL RAY - MARILYN MONROE.

Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Marilyn takes to the stage to sing Happy Birthday to President John F Kennedy at his birthday party 1962. Later silver gelatin print by photographer Bill Ray. Signed by photographer. 16x20 inches. Image:18 3/8" x 12 1/2" including frame border Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 176: BILL RAY - JACKIE KENNEDY IN CAR 1960

Estimate: £1250 - £1500 Jacqueline Kennedy, Hyannisport, 1960 on campagin trail. Later silver gelatin photo by life photographer Bill Ray. Edition of 50. 11x14 inches. Image: 12 1/4" x 8 1/4". Signed by photographer. Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 177: THE JACKAL: BRUCE WILLIS/RICHARD GERE.

Estimate: £20 - £25 10x8 inch movie stills and booklet for the 1997 remake of the film.
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Lot 178: CLARK GABLE (1901-1960).

Estimate: £200 - £300 An autograph from Clark Gable. Professionally mounted and framed and supplied with coa. He epitomized the American ideal of masculinity and virility for three decades. An enormously popular star during his lifetime, Gable was dubbed the “King of Hollywood.”
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Lot 179: ART: ERIC CARLE (1929-): THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR.

Estimate: £500 - £750 "In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf." So begins Eric Carle's modern classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Drawn and signed by Eric Carle. Size: 11x8 inches. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 180: ART: ERIC CARLE (1929-): THE VERY BUSY SPIDER.

Estimate: £300 - £400 Early one morning a little spider begins to spin her web on a fencepost'. A drawing of the very busy spider by the creator Eric Carle. Size: 11.5x8 inches. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 181: BILL RAY SIGNED: RUSSIAN MUD WOMEN.

Estimate: £1250 - £1500 Originally taken for Life magazine in 1969 on Russian medicine. Taken by photographer Bill Ray. Later C print. Edition of 50. 16x20 inches including white borders. Signed by Bill Ray. Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 182: MINO MACCARI DRAWING (1898-1989).

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 A drawing of men seducing women by Mino Maccari. It measures 12x7.75 inches. It has been professionally mounted and framed and comes supplied with coa.
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Lot 183: MAGIC JOHNSON (1959-).

Estimate: £40 - £60 An autograph from American retired professional basketball player Magic Johnson. Current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He played point guard for the Lakers for 13 seasons. Professionally mounted and framed with photo.
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Lot 184: DEAN MARTIN'S OWNED AND WORN SHIRT.

Estimate: £200 - £250 A short sleeved brown 'Arrival' shirt worn by Dean Martin in the 1970's - the former Rat pack member and one of the most famous crooners in the 20th century. Known for hits 'That's amore' 'Everybody loves somebody'. Supplied with a copied letter from the previous owner stating the clothes came from Dean Martin who gave them to his chauffeur after his divorce in the 1970's. Size: 42. The condition is very good.
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Lot 185: ROY LITCHENSTEIN: STILL LIFE.

Estimate: £600 - £800 Still Life 1973 lithograph signed by Roy Litchenstein. 11x8 inches. Edition: 9/90. Supplied with coa. Roy Fox Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement. His work defined the premise of pop art through parody.
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Lot 186: ROBBIE WILLIAMS.

Estimate: £20 - £25 An 2003 Robbie Williams tour t shirt. Size: XL.
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Lot 187: BERT STERN (1929-2013).

Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Bert Stern's 'Not bad for 36' - Marilyn topless -A very rare image from the last sittings (1962). Digital glossy print from 2001. Edition 16/50. Signed by Photographer Bert Stern. Image: 16.5x11.75 inches. Supplied with Bert Stern coa.
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Lot 188: PHILLIPE HALSMAN (1906-1979) - MAUICE EVANS, 1955.

Estimate: £40 - £60 Large sized studio print, portrait of legendary actor Maurice Evans in 1955 by Philippe Halsman. Copyright Stamped by Halsman. Exact date of printing unknown, believed pre 1981. Vintage prints by Halsman were printed on card weight stock. Later prints by his wife in 1981 were printed on lighter photo paper and were editioned. In good condition. Image size (in cm): 35.56cm x 27.94cm. Total Dimensions (H/ W/ D in cm): 34.29cm x 26.67cm.
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Lot 189: BOB KANE - BATMAN.

Estimate: £250 - £350 Drawn by co creator of Batman - Bob Kane. Signed. Professionally mounted and framed and supplied with coa. Size: 11.5x8 inches.
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Lot 190: TIM BURTON (1958-): SALLY FROM 'A NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS'.

Estimate: £300 - £400 A drawing of Sally who is a rag doll and is 200 years old from one of Tim Burton's most famous cartoon movies. Drawn in black ink and additionally signed by Tim Burton. Size: 10x7 inches. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 191: AUDREY HEPBURN (1929-1993).

Estimate: £400 - £500 An autographed page from Audrey Hepburn. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa. Hepburn starred in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi, after being spotted by French novelist Colette, on whose work the play was based. She shot to stardom for playing the lead role in Roman Holiday (1953), for which she was the first actress to win an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance. That same year, Hepburn won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondine. She went on to star in a number of successful films, such as Sabrina (1954), The Nun's Story (1959), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Charade (1963), My Fair Lady (1964), and Wait Until Dark (1967), for which she received an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA nominations. Hepburn won three BAFTA Awards for Best British Actress in a Leading Role. In recognition of her film career, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from BAFTA, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and the Special Tony Award. She remains one of only 12 people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards.
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Lot 193: ART: ROY LITCHENSTEIN (1923-1997): CRYING GIRL.

Estimate: £4000 - £6000 Litchenstein is one of the central figures of American Pop Art. In the early 1960s he pioneered a new style of painting, executed by hand but inspired by industrial printing processes. He became renowned for works based on comic strips and advertising imagery, coloured with his signature hand-painted Benday dots, as an ongoing examination of representation and originality in mass media culture. Handmade print signed by Roy Litchenstein. Size: 12x9 inches. Professionally mounted, framed and supplied with coa.
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Lot 194: ART: ROY LICHTENSTEIN: AS I OPENED FIRE LITHOGRAPH.

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Offset lithograph printed in red, yellow, blue and black the triptych on wove paper from the unlimited edition published by The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam with S.M.A. blind stamp each 64cm x 53cm.
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Lot 195: MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE (1758-1834).

Estimate: £200 - £250 A French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War commanding American troops in several battles, including the Siege of Yorktown. After returning to France, he was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830. An autograph cutting from MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE. Professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 196: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981).

Estimate: £20 - £30 Original promotional 10x8 inch photo of the classic Raiders of the lost ark.
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Lot 197: JACQUES LOWE: JFK AND JACKIE KENNEDY, GLOBE PHOTOS.

Estimate: £40 - £50 John F Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy at an Oregon diner. The image was taken by Jacques Lowe who was the official photographer of Kennedy’s pivotal 1960 presidential campaign. Obtained from Globe Photos, NY. Size: 10x8 inches. Stamped on sticker on verso. Small mark on the front of the print.
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Lot 199: ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955).

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Albert Einstein was a German mathematician and physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity. In 1921, he won the Nobel Prize for physics for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. Einstein's autograph is in good condition, with some creases. Professionally mounted and framed and supplied with coa.
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Lot 200: GARY COOPER (1901-1961).

Estimate: £125 - £200 Gary Cooper was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances. His career spanned thirty-five years, from 1925 to 1960, and included leading roles in eighty-four feature films. A Gary Cooper autograph professionally mounted and framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 201: BERT STERN: I BEG OF YOU.

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Signed, copyright stamped, dated, editioned by photographer Bert Stern. Year 2010. Edition of 36. Marilyn in the 1962 last sittings. Image 10x10 inches.
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Lot 440: GEORGE BARRIS (1922-2016): MARILYN MONROE.

Estimate: £400 - £500 George Barris C print of Marilyn Monroe taken a few weeks before her passing, later print. Stamped on verso by George Barris. 14x11 inches. Mounted and framed.
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Lot 441: PHOTOGRAPHY: BILL RAY - JFK AND JACKIE IN CAR 1960.

Estimate: £1250 - £1500 John and Jacqueline Kennedy campaigning in Hyannisport, Mass. 1960. Later silver gelatin print by photographer Bill Ray. Additionally signed by Bill Ray. 14x11 inches. Image: 8 7/8" x 13". Edition of 50. Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 442: PHOTOGRAPHY: BILL RAY - JFK AND JACKIE AT AIRPORT 1960.

Estimate: £1250 - £1500 Silver later gelatin of President John F Kennedy and first lady Jackie Kennedy at airport in 1960. Edition of 50. Signed by photographer Bill Ray. 14x11 inches. Image: 8 5/8" 12 1/2". Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 443: PHOTOGRAPHY: BILL RAY - THE INAUGURATION OF JOHN F KENNEDY.

Estimate: £1250 - £1500 John F Kennedy's inauguration Jan 20, 1961 by photographer Bill Ray. 11x14 inch silver gelatin later print. Image: 8 7/8" x 12 7/8". Signed by photographer. Edition of 50. Supplied with Bill Ray coa.
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Lot 444: TEX BENEKE (1914-2000).

Estimate: £30 - £40 Gordon Lee "Tex" Beneke was an American saxophonist, singer, and bandleader. His career is a history of associations with bandleader Glenn Miller and former musicians and singers who worked with Miller. His band is also associated with the careers of Eydie Gormé, Henry Mancini and Ronnie Deauville. Autograph is mounted and framed.
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Lot 445: I LOVE YOU HAND MADE FRAME.

Estimate: £25 - £35

A white frame, with scramble tiles and crystals spelling out I love you. Hand made. Outside size: 7.5x7.5 inches. Inside: 6.3x6.3 inches.


Grade: Antiques/Collectables

Lot 446: CHARLES SCHULZ (1922-2000): SNOOPY.

Estimate: £600 - £800 Charles Monroe "Sparky" Schulz, was an American cartoonist and creator of the comic strip Peanuts. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited by cartoonists including Jim Davis, Bill Watterson, and Matt Groening. Snoopy his most famous creation has been drawn on card, mounted and framed. Drawn and signed by Charles Schulz, and supplied with coa. The drawing measures 11.5x8.5 inches.
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Lot 447: RAY BELLISARIO (1936-2018) - SOPHIA LOREN ON SET OF FILM 1964.

Estimate: £80 - £120 Ray Bellisario. Sophia Loren on the set of film 'Operation Crossbow' A British World War II spy film shot at Emstree Studios in Hertfordshire England in 1964. Ray Bellisario was born in 1936 of Italian immigrant parents, the youngest of a family of eleven. His parents eked out a precarious living selling ice cream from a hand cart along the cobbled streets of the Yorkshire mining town of Pontefract. From these humble and and unlikely beginnings came the man who later became internationally known as the "Hammer of The House of Windsor". Ray went on to photograph Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Charlie Chaplin among others. Stamped on verso by copyright holder with coa. Sent rolled in tube.16x20 inch glossy professional print. Edition 1/45 taken from original 1960's negative, which was professionally cleaned. Supplied with coa from copyright holder. Sent rolled in tube.
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Lot 448: PINOCCHIO POSTER (1940).

Estimate: £10000 - £12500 Original linen backed one sheet 27x40.5 inches. rolled.
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