DAME PEGGY ASHCROFT - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE CO-SIGNED BY: JACQUELINE D'ORVILLE - HFSID 145203
Sale Price $72.00
PEGGY ASHCROFT and JACQUELINE d'ORVILLE. Signatures: "Peggy Ashcroft" and, on verso, "To Biddy, from Jacqueline./L.MS.", 5½x4. D'Orville has done a watercolor of a little girl and two fairies, which she has signed: "J.d'Orville" at lower right corner. British stage and screen actress Peggy Ashcroft (1907-1991) won the 1984 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (A Passage to India) at age 77. A veteran of the British stage, she had made her film debut in The Wandering Jew in 1933, four years before she first appeared on Broadway. Ashcroft appeared in a number of feature films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Thirty Nine Steps (1935) and The Nun's Story (1959), as well as a number of made-for-TV movies. She was made a Dame of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. Lightly creased and soiled. Light show through of ink border on Ashcroft's side at perimeter. Chipped at blank right edge, worn at lower left corner of verso. Rounded right corners. Overall, fine condition.
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