Auction catalogue

Kristen Leigh's Online Live Auction of Autographs, Posters and Photographs

Lot 5: CHARLES SCHULZ (1922-2000).

Estimate: £300 - £500

A drawing rendered in felt tip pen of Snoopy and Woodstock by its creator Charles Schulz. Signed. Image 8x8 inches. Mounted and framed and supplied with coa.


Grade: Antiques/Collectables

Lot 55: HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954).

Estimate: £600 - £800

Self portrait. Watercolour. Mixed media. 9x7 inches.

Mounted and framed, signed. Condition: Good with some creasing.


Grade: Antiques/Collectables

Lot 151: BERT STERN: MARILYN MONROE LOOKING AT YOU IN VOGUE.

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Marilyn Monroe in the black Christian Dior dress 'Looking at you in Vogue' (1962) Digital print on Matte paper. Printed in 2010. In late June 1962, just six weeks before her death, Marilyn Monroe spent three days with celebrity photographer Bert Stern at the Bel Air Hotel for her last photo shoot with Vogue. Among all these photographs. A departure from her usually sensual photo shoots, Stern’s talent was to bring out a darker, more contemplative and mysterious side of the late actress. The black and white shots show a glimpse of her immense feminine power, of what could have been… Edition: 12/50. Size of paper: 19x13 inches. Size of image: 12.75x12 inches. Signed by Bert Stern in red crayon on front and on verso. Supplied with Bert Stern coa.
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Lot 152: PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON. (1946-).

Estimate: £75 - £90 An autograph from the former 42nd President of the United States. Professionally mounted and framed. Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history and signed into law the North American Free Trade Agreement, but failed to pass his plan for national health care reform. In the 1994 elections, the Republican Party won unified control of the Congress for the first time in 40 years. In 1996, Clinton became the first Democrat since Franklin D. Roosevelt to be elected to a second full term. Clinton passed welfare reform and the State Children's Health Insurance Program, as well as financial deregulation measures, including the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000. In 1998, Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice, relating to a sex scandal involving White House employee Monica Lewinsky. Clinton was acquitted by the Senate in 1999 and proceeded to complete his term in office. Clinton is only the second U.S. president to ever be impeached. During the last three years of Clinton's presidency, the Congressional Budget Office reported a budget surplus, the first such surplus since 1969. In foreign policy, Clinton ordered U.S. military intervention in the Bosnian and Kosovo wars, signed the Iraq Liberation Act in opposition to Saddam Hussein, participated in the 2000 Camp David Summit to advance the Israeli?alestinian peace process, and assisted the Northern Ireland peace process.
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Lot 153: FORMER FIRST LADY ROSALYNN CARTER. (1927-).

Estimate: £75 - £90 Eleanor Rosalynn Carter is the wife of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981. The autograph is professionally mounted and framed.
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Lot 154: FARRAH PAHLAVI. (1938-).

Estimate: £60 - £80 An autograph from Empress Farah (consort of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran). Professionally mounted and framed.
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Lot 155: PRESIDENT SALVADOR ALLENDE. (1908-1973).

Estimate: £60 - £80 Former President of Chile - Salvador Allende. Autograph professionally mounted and framed.
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Lot 156: ROBERT E LEE. (1807-1870).

Estimate: £1000 - £1250 An autograph from Robert E Lee professionally mounted, framed in part wood and an antique style moulding. Supplied with coa. He was a Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.
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Lot 157: JAMES CAAN (1940-).

Estimate: £500 - £600 JAMES CAAN - Rare James Caan 1965 multiple hand signed contracts (15 pages, 16 signatures, 8 of which are James Caan's). These early employment contracts dated 1965 pertain to his assignment with Universal TV. 15 pages of in depth information including information of James Caan accepting employment with Paramount Pictures, Inc, to render services in a co-starring role in its feature motion picture tentatively entitled "Red Line 7000". 15 pages (18 with the 3 pages of information on the back), 16 signatures, 8 hand written James Caan signatures 5 in the name James Caan and 3 initial JC, 7 hand written Producers signatures, 5 in name and 2 initials, 1 Agency signature. In 1965 James Caan landed his first starring role in Howard Hawks' auto-racing drama Red Line 7000. Red Line 7000 is a 1965 American motion picture released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Howard Hawks, who also co-wrote the screenplay. It stars James Caan and Marianna Hill in a story about a young stock-car racer trying to establish himself and simultaneously juggle a tempestuous love life. James Caan would go on to star in great roles which would include his role as 'Sonny' Corleone in 1972's The Godfather. He also starred as Paul Sheldon in Stephen King's Misery, 'Big' Ed Deline in the television series Las Vegas, and as Will Ferrell's father in Elf. Condition Report: Very good.
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Lot 158: LEON TOLSTOY. (1828-1910).

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. Leon Tolstoy's autograph is professionally mounted and framed and supplied with coa.
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Lot 159: TOUPIN, Fernand (1930-2009).

Estimate: £800 - £1000 TOUPIN, Fernand (1930-2009). "Bleu piégé" Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the lower right: Toupin 80. Titled. 92x73cm - 36.5x28.75"
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Lot 160: ANDY WARHOL (MICKEY MOUSE 1981).

Estimate: £1500 - £1750 A painting of Mickey Mouse by Andy Warhol. The painting has been stamped by the estate of Andy Warhol, and authorised by the Andy Warhol foundation for the visual arts. Size: 10.15x7.75 inches. Mounted and framed. Supplied with coa. Additionally signed by Andy Warhol. The condition is good, with some edge creasing, and has been trimmed. Andy Warhol's portraits typically depict real-life individuals, with the exceptions of the figures in the “Myths” portfolio—a group of paintings and prints published in 1981 that feature American pop culture icons from the 1950s, including Superman, Howdy Doody, Santa Claus, and Mickey Mouse.
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Lot 161: CAROLE LOMBARD (1908-1942). KEYSTONE PRESS AGENCY, INC.

Estimate: £15 - £25 Silver gelatin double weight photo of Carole Lombard. 10x8 inches. Keystone press agency stamp on verso.
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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: BOB DYLAN (1941-)

Estimate: £200 - £250 Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for six decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (1964) became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement. His lyrics during this period incorporated a wide range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences, defied pop-music conventions and appealed to the burgeoning counterculture. His autograph is mounted and framed and supplied with 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 167: BELZILE, Louis (1929-)

Estimate: £800 - £1200 BELZILE, Louis (1929-). Untitled. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the lower left:. Belzile 92. 30x40"
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Lot 168: KARL MARX (1818-1883).

Estimate: £250 - £350 Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Born in Trier, Germany, Marx studied law and philosophy at university. He married Jenny von Westphalen in 1843. A signature cutting from the German, mounted and professionally framed in a gold coloured antique style frame. 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: CLARA BOW OVERSIZED PRINT.

Estimate: £30 - £60 11x14 inches. Vintage silver gelatin.
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Lot 175: SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Estimate: £200 - £250

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Lot 176: MATT GROENING: DRAWING OF MAGGIE.

Estimate: £150 - £200 A drawing of the baby - Maggie from The popular cartoon tv series - The Simpsons by its creator Matt Groening. Signed. Size of paper: 16.5x11.75 inches. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 177: Bitossi George Nelson Meridian Ceramic Clock

Bitossi - George Nelson Meridian Ceramic Clock. 14"x14"x1-1/8".
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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: CLARA BOW (1905-1965) - GLOBE PHOTOS, NY.

Estimate: £20 - £30 Double weight silver gelatin photo of Clara Bow. 10x8 inches. Stamped Globe photos, New York on verso.
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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 WORN SHIRT.

Estimate: £100 - £150 An Edward Fox shirt - Beverly Hills, Calif , owned & worn by Dean Martin . Provenance: Sold with letter of provenance from the vendor stating that the items came directly from Martin's chauffeur in the 1970's/Obtained from Ewbanks 16th April auction.
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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: MICHAEL JACKSON SIGNED HISTORY WORLD TOUR JACKET.

Estimate: £600 - £800 A black leather and suede jacket with Mama Concerts & Rau logo with additional Michael Jackson HIStory Tour logo embroidery at chest and on back of jacket. Signed by Michael Jackson on the back in silver sharpie. Size: L. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 188: Clara Bow vintage photo.

Estimate: £30 - £50 Silver gelatin. 10x8 inches.
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Lot 189: MADONNA (1958-).

Estimate: £40 - £60 Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop" since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of songwriting in mainstream popular music and for the imagery she uses onstage and in music videos. The photo is signed by Madonna and is 9x6 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 192: GEORGE BARRIS (1922-2016): MARILYN MONROE 1962.

Estimate: £200 - £300 Marilyn Monroe's last photo shoot.Taken on Santa Monica beach, 13th July 1962. C Print. Printed later. 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.
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Lot 193: ANDRE DE DIENES: MARILYN MONROE 1949.

Estimate: £200 - £350 Picture of a fresh, carefree, uninhibited Marilyn flirting with the camera on the beach in 1949 by photographer Andre De Dienes. 16x12 inch print. Stamped on verso Andre De Dienes. Unknown print date. Professionally framed.
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Lot 194: Anna May Wong signed photograph by Cecil Beaton.

Estimate: £400 - £500 Anna May Wong signed photograph by Cecil Beaton. Double weight silver gelatin. 10x8 inches.
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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: JOSEPH JASGUR (1919-2009): MARILYN MONROE.

Estimate: £150 - £250 Marilyn Monroe taken by Joseph Jasgur in 1946. Silver gelatin, printer later. Photo mounted onto card and stamped on verso. Professionally mounted and framed. The image was taken during a session at Zuma Beach. 10x8 inches.
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Lot 197: Buddy Holly - Decca records - Love me. (Debut Buddy Holly single).

Estimate: £50 - £60 Love Me is the debut single of Buddy Holly. It was released on April 16, 1956 on the Decca Label and backed by "Blue Days - Black Nights". The single was the result of Holly's first recording session at Bradley's Barn in Nashville. Due to creative differences, the song represented a more country sound than Holly liked and paired with lack of promotion, was a commercial failure. Condition unknown, unplayed. Black label silver writing Buddy Holly. Decca ?– 9-30543.
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Lot 198: GRACE KELLY (1929-1982).

Estimate: £200 - £250 A magazine/Newspaper cutting signed by Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Professionally mounted and framed with a photo of her. Supplied with coa. Actress Grace Kelly went from Hollywood royalty to actual royalty as she became the Princess Grace of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier.
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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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