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Lot 256: Armand Hammer Photo Memorabilia Scrapbook Photographs Event at LACMA 1986

Global Auctions Company

October 30, 2022
Gardena, CA, US

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Description

Opening of Impressionist to Early Modern Paintings from the USSR, LACMA, 1986. Commemorative photo album, tipped in photos with captions of the evening's events, With laid in card to George Longstreet, a guest and recipient of the album, with photos of George and Betty Longstreet. Prepared by the Special Projects Dept. of Occidental Patroleum. Celebrities of note: Gregory Peck, Caesar Romero, Steve Martin, George Montgomery, Eva Gabor. Navy cloth cover, gilt title. 1.75lb Armand Hammer (1898 – 1990) was an American business manager and owner, most closely associated with Occidental Petroleum, a company he ran from 1957 until his death, though he was known as well for his art collection, his philanthropy, and for his close ties to the Soviet Union. Hammer's business interests around the world and his "citizen diplomacy" helped him cultivate a wide network of friends and associates. His art collection and his philanthropic projects were the subject of numerous publications. Acquired from the estate of George Longstreet, a renown collector of fine original illustrations and prints, and whose collection has appeared in dozens of museums and exhibits over the last four decades. In 1976, Armand Hammer acquired 5000 Daumier objects that George Longstreet began to amass in Paris more than 50 years ago. The Daumier collection is now part of the permanent collection in the Armand Hammer Wing of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. phb1209 Approx.
Measurements: 9" x 11.25".
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Condition Report

Near Fine+ condition. Slight bowing of the cover due to the amount of pics.

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