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In a fit of pique

Posted by vp19 on 2014.11.29 at 14:52
Current mood: curiouscurious
carole lombard otto dyar 08b front

"What is he writing about?" you may think to yourself. "Carole Lombard looks in pretty good temperament there." In terms of mood, you're certainly correct...but focus on that word "fit." There's the (figurative) rub, as the snipe on the back makes evident:

carole lombard otto dyar 08 back large

And if you're wondering who took this portrait, we can answer that question too:

carole lombard otto dyar 08a back large

This Otto Dyar photo from 1932 is, according to the seller, "approximately 8 1/8" by 10 1/8". Has a 3/4" tear bottom left hand corner, creased bottom right hand corner, a raised/creased area left hand side & a little bit of wear to the corners. Shows signs of age/wear/handling."

You can purchase this straight up for $195, or you can make a bid, beginning at $149.99; the auction closes at 5:51 p.m. (Eastern) on Wednesday. To bid or learn more, visit http://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-1932-OTTO-DYAR-CAROLE-LOMBARD-8x10-Photo-No-Man-of-Her-Own-Paramount-/191429977009?pt=Art_Photo_Images&hash=item2c921da3b1.

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