Lot 13BEATON, CECIL (1904-1980)
Group of three fashion photographs. Toned vintage gelatin silver prints, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 (190 x 240 and smaller), two flush mounted to card, one signed (l.r.) on the mount in red watercolor "Beaton," one inscribed (l.r.) on the mount "to Sister Ruth Elizabeth from Cecil" similarly in red watercolor (l.r.), and one smaller images unmounted and unsigned, with pencil notations on verso indicating the subject as the actress Ruth Ford (the recipient of the first two images). Minor defects to images.
A fine group of vintage Beaton fashion studies, all of or for Ruth Ford.
Sold for $1,125
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