Aug 19, 2021 - Sale 2578

Sale 2578 - Lot 6

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900


Portrait of William Somerset Maugham.
Silver print, the image measuring 142.9x101.6 mm; 5 5/8x4 inches, the mount 165.1x108 mm; 6 1/2x4 1/4 inches, with the studio blind stamp and the subject's name, in ink, in an unknown hand, on mount recto, and the Culver Pictures hand stamp, bar codes, and labels, on mount verso. Circa 1925.

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Known for his novels, short stories, and plays, Maugham was one of the most popular writers of his era and by the 1930s, he was one of the highest paid writers in the English-speaking world.