Lot 20: GRETA GARBO EINAR NERMAN SKETCH
December 14, 2012
Beverly Hills, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A pencil on paper portrait sketch of Greta Garbo by Einar Nerman (Swedish, 1888-1983). The sketch is of Garbo in profile with her face upturned. Nerman used this image of Garbo for a painting and etchings. It is twice signed "E. Nerman Hollywood May '40." Nerman was a close friend of Garbo. This item was acquired by a family member and not owned personally by Greta Garbo.
Image, 16 1/2 by 5 inches; 21 1/2 by 16 1/2, overall