Large Photograph Signed of the famed actress as Magda in the play "Heimat" by dramatist Hermann Sudermann. On verso using her familiar purple ink, she dedicates, signs and dates the photograph "To Mr. B. Webster E. Duse 1896, New York." The photograph was taken in New York by photographer Aime Dupont. It measures 5.5 x 7.25 on hard board measuring 10 x 11.75. ELEONORA DUSE.
Large Photograph Signed of the famed actress as Magda in the play "Heimat" by dramatist Hermann Sudermann. On verso using her familiar purple ink, she dedicates, signs and dates the photograph "To Mr. B. Webster E. Duse 1896, New York." The photograph was taken in New York by photographer Aime Dupont. It measures 5.5 x 7.25 on hard board measuring 10 x 11.75.
ELEONORA DUSE

(1859-1924) Italian actress who became famous by performing roles originally done by the rival actress Sarah Bernhardt. She became closely associated with the dramatist Gabriele d'Annunzio who wrote four plays for her.

Large Photograph Signed of the famed actress as Magda in the play "Heimat" by dramatist Hermann Sudermann. On verso using her familiar purple ink, she dedicates, signs and dates the photograph "To Mr. B. Webster E. Duse 1896, New York." The photograph was taken in New York by photographer Aime Dupont. It measures 5.5 x 7.25 on hard board measuring 10 x 11.75.

Duse successfully toured the United States in 1896 when this photograph is dedicated in New York. An exceptionally large signed image of one of the 19th and early 20th century's great actresses. Condition: Overall darkened, some staining on left edge and light crimping to surface of board in two spots not affecting image. Surface chip to upper right corner of board. In good overall condition.

Item #4438

Price: $650.00

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