ANTHONY QUINN - PRINTED ART SIGNED IN INK 1984 - HFSID 262691
ANTHONY QUINN The Academy Award winning actor and talented painter signs his 8½x11 lithograph, number 185/1000. Printed Art signed: "Anthony Quinn". Color, 8½x11 overall, image 5¾x9½ (one surface). Numbered: "185/1000".
Sale Price $552.50
The Academy Award winning actor and talented painter signs his 8½x11 lithograph, number 185/1000.
Printed Art signed: "Anthony Quinn". Color, 8½x11 overall, image 5¾x9½ (one surface). Numbered: "185/1000". Two tape remnants at upper margin on verso, which also has small tape remnant at lower left margin and minor paper loss from removal of tape at lower right. Fine condition. Accompanied by Printed Document signed: "Annabelle Wiener" for the World Federation of United Nations Associations, 1p, 8½x11. United Nations, New York City, 1984 September 3. Headed: "Print Documentation". In addition to providing lithograph number, size, paper and edition size, the sheet also provides the following authentication: "EACH LITHOGRAPH IS HAND SIGNED BY ANTHONY QUINN./Each lithograph is individually numbered and bears the embossed seals of both the Federation and the Emiliano Sorini Studio in New York where this lithograph was prepared." The sheet also lists the contributions of Mexican-born actor Anthony Quinn to this United Nations project and to films. In part: "Anthony Quinn, superstar - star of films, legitimate theatre and television, master of sculpture and painting has created this magical abstract painting for the World Federation of United Nations for its first day covers and limited edition lithograph to accompany the United Nations stamp issue of 21 September, 'The 1984 Flag Series.' Acting is only one of Anthony Quinn's achievements in the world of art. Although he was recognized as a collector, it was not until the end of 1982 when the Center Art Galleries of Honolulu held a world premiere of his original paintings and sculptures, that his talent as a painter and sculptor was unveiled. The complete collection was sold out in three days and enough commissions were on hand to demand his full time work for as (sic, at) least a year...." Fine condition. Quinn (1915-2001) portrayed peasants and other memorable, earthy characters in a 65-year film acting career. He won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Viva Zapata (1952) and Lust for Life (1956), and was nominated for Best Actor Oscars for Wild is the Wind (1957) and for one of his most foldly remembered roles, the title character in Zorba the Greek (1964). Quinn's also wrote several books, including One Man Tango (1997), a candid and apologetic memoir about events in his tempestuous private life. Two items.
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