Lot 31
  • 31

After the Lion of St. Mark

Estimate
800 - 1,200 GBP
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6,875 GBP
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Description

  • The 1951 Venice Film Festival 'Coppa Volpi' Award for Best Actress
  • bronze, verde antico marble
  • 16 by 18 by 6.5cm., 6¼ by 7 by 2½in.
  • Cast in 1951.
originally with an engraved plaque together with a photographic print, probably from the same period showing Vivien and Larry with the award, c.1951, (photograph 205 by 255mm.)

Catalogue Note

Awarded to Vivien Leigh for best actress in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Venice Film Festival. The award called the 'Coppa Volpi' is named after the founder of the festival Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata.
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