London, South Kensington
12 December 2000
Quo Vadis, 1951
A watercolour and charcoal production sketch -- 21x26in. (53.4x66cm.); accompanied by a corresponding display plaque -- 1¾x4¼in. (4.5x10.8cm.) and a document from a gallery in California (3)
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This lavish 1951 M.G.M. epic starred Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr and Peter Ustinov. It was nominated for several Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Art Direction and Best Editing.
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