May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 3,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
DIETRICH, MARLENE. Archive containing over 50 photographs, unsigned, some with holograph inscriptions, including some showing her performing in the USO, some early film studio photographs featuring her, and some snapshots showing her friends or family. 12 approximately 11x14 inches, the remainder 8x10 or smaller; condition generally good. Np, nd

Additional Details

Cabinet card family portrait by Sellin, showing sister Elizabeth, mother Josephine, father Louis Otto, and Marlene at 5 years old. Photograph on original mount. 5 1/4x8 1/2 inches; moderate scattered wear. Berlin, [1906] Photo booth bust portrait, showing her in a wide-brimmed hat similar to Lola's in Der blaue Engel, inscribed in holograph on the mount below the image: "Lola in Pirna!" 5 3/4x4 1/4 inches (image), 11x8 inches overall. Np, circa 1925 Snapshot showing her at full-length, standing behind a table wearing military cap and shirt surrounded by kitchen staff and soldiers, inscribed in holograph in the blank lower margin, in pencil: "After serving lunch for 1 hour--hot, tired but happy!" 7x5 inches. Np, circa 1944 others.
Property of the family of Marlene Dietrich.