Lot 36
  • 36

After the Winged Victory of Samothrace

Estimate
400 - 600 GBP
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4,750 GBP
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Description

  • 'Les Victoire Du Cinema Francias' Award for A Streetcar Named Desire
  • green patinated bronze
  • 21cm., 8¼in.
  • Probably cast in France circa 1951.
with a silvered metal plaque printed 'Vivien Leigh / Victoire Du Cinema Francias 1952 / "Le Film France"'

Literature

Photographed at Notley Abbey in the library circa 1959.

Catalogue Note

Les Victoires du Cinema Français were French film awards, created in 1956 by Cinémonde magazine. The awards were for best actress, the best foreign actress, the best actor, the best foreign actor and the best director.

Vivien appeared on the cover of Cinémonde in March 1952 (issue no.919).

 

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