February 4, 2017, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USALive Auction
Lot 31: CARTER, CHARLES. Carter The Mysterious. The Metamorphosis.(62 views)
|Your max bid:
The Invaluable Live! SecureBid™ feature ensures you never overpay. Without disclosing your limit to anyone, SecureBid™ places your bids automatically, up to one increment higher than the last in-room bid or preset reserve, until we have reached your maximum bid.Close
(Enter more than $4,000)
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Description: Chicago: Illinois Litho, ca. 1905. A full-length portrait of Carter, clad in a Chinese robe, fills the poster, with a shadowy portrait of the magician in his tuxedo in the background, along with Mephistopheles. In his performance, Carter played the role of a Chinese magician, presenting feats associated with Ching Ling Foo, including the production of a giant bowl of water. 40 x 79". A. The only known example of this poster.