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(BAKER, Josephine.)

Hand painted silk handkerchief with original portrait of Baker.

1920s Stock Code: 136937
£1,250.00
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Notes

Delightful memento of La Baker, a nicely executed portrait showing her facing left, smiling, wearing earrings and a pearl necklace and sporting her famous brilliantined Eton crop. It is apparently based on the photograph by the renowned portraitist Stanislaw Julian Ignacy, Count Ostrorog (1863-1935), who established the studio Waléry in Paris, continuing the business his father founded in Marseilles in 1872.

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Description

Cream coloured silk handkerchief (385 x 385 mm).

Condition

Creased where folded, minor toning, a few small pale spots not affecting image. In excellent condition, the portrait fresh and bright.

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