Lot 271: TAYLOR ELIZABETH: (1932- 2011) English Actress,
November 2, 2013
Heathrow, United KingdomLive Auction
TAYLOR ELIZABETH: (1932- 2011) English Actress, Academy Award winner. An unusual blue ink signature ('Elizabeth Taylor Warner') on an oblong small 8vo sheet of notepaper, featuring Taylor's pink lipstick kiss to the centre and the greeting 'Hi There!' in her hand above. Mounted on burgundy and framed and glazed in a plain silver coloured frame to an overall size of 10.5 x 8.5. Together with a hardback edition of With Love From designed by Allison Waterhouse and published by George Weidenfeld and Nicolson Ltd., London, 1980, on behalf of the Save the Children Fund, the book featuring facsimiles of other 'lipographs', the originals of which were sold by Sotheby's in 1979. VG, 2
The present 'lipograph' was evidently submitted by Taylor for inclusion in the book, although differs slightly from the reproduced example on page 74 which she had annotated 'What else is there to say?'