ELLI MARCUS (1899-1977)
'Marlene Dietrich avant l'Ange Bleu', circa 1930
Warm-toned gelatin silver print, 8 x 6 in., titled in ink in a later hand on paper label and with various ink stamps including photographer's credit stamp Elli Marcus Charlottenburg Niebuhrstr. 64... (deleted in ink) and publisher's marks on the reverse.
An early portrait of Dietrich before her role in the film The Blue Angel, which catapulted her to international stardom.