15 September 1999
'A PORTRAIT OF ELSIE DE WOLFE SEATED WITH DOG', AND 'PORTRAIT OF ELSIE DE WOLFE WITH CUT OUT GLOVE', TWO GELATIN SILVER PRINTS
Anonymous, 1914, and Rawlings and Phelps, 1941
The first image dedicated on the recto in green ink 30 years ago!! Elsie 1944. The second image signed and annotated on the recto in black ink Elsie, 1941.
7 x 5in. (17.8 x 12.7cm.) and 10 x 8in. (25.4 x 20cm.), each framed (2)
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The offered images by Rawlings & Phelps illustrates Ms. de Wolfe in white gloves which were used by the sitter to conceal her aged hands, the left glove custom-tailored with a cutout to accomodate her watch.
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