Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 45

Price Realized: $ 1,375
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
"YOUR GIGI" HEPBURN, AUDREY. Four items Signed, "Your Gigi," "Your Punkins," or "Audrey," to costume designer Dorothea Silvernail: Two Autograph Letters * Typed Letter * Greeting card. The letters, inviting her to visit for Christmas, asking after her husband, expressing embarrassment for not having known about her husband's condition, thanking for her note on opening night. The card: "Darlingest Dottie / Love," striking out her printed name and signing below it, "Your Gigi." Together 9 1/2 pages, 12mo, each written on a single folded sheet; faint scattered staining, minor creasing. One letter with the original envelope. Chicago, 3 January 1953; New York, 11 March 1954; Np, "Thursday"; nd

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3 January 1953: ". . . I cannot tell you how distressed I am at not having known about your husband. It is unforgivable. I am sure someone intended to tell me but being near an 'opening' or something omitted to do so. Poor darling what you must have been through . . . ."
with--Laurence Olivier. Typed Letter Signed, "LOlivier," to Dorothea Silvernail, promising to convey her message to "Miss [Vivien?] Leigh." 1 ... 3 January 1953: ". . . I cannot tell you how distressed I am at not having known about your husband. It is unforgivable. I am sure someone intended to tell me but being near an 'opening' or something omitted to do so. Poor darling what you must have been through . . . ."
with--Laurence Olivier. Typed Letter Signed, "LOlivier," to Dorothea Silvernail, promising to convey her message to "Miss [Vivien?] Leigh." 1 page, 8vo, "St. James's Theatre" stationery. With the original envelope. London, 15 April 1953.