377
377
(Literary Portraits)
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 2,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
377
(Literary Portraits)
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 2,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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(Literary Portraits)
Maugham, W. Somerset.  Autograph quotation signed, inscribed below a pen-and-ink portrait of the of the author by Robert Kastor (signed "R. Kastor"), (approx 11 x 9 in.; 278 x 228 mm), n.p. [Paris?], n.d. (early 20th century).  Matted, glazed and framed (not examined out of frame).
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Catalogue Note

Somerset Maugham's inscription reads, "In the ordinary affairs of life stupidity is much more tiresome than wickedness.  You can mend the vicious, but what in heaven's name can you do with the foolish?"

THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY: ARTS & SCIENCES, INCLUDING THE MARK TWAIN COLLECTION

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New York