(FILM and THEATRE). ~ 80 ink and watercolour portraits. Netherlands: late 1920s-30s.
5 oblong 8vo sized stapled notebooks (made by neatly cutting 4to exercise books in two laterally) Orignal paper wrappers (one detached)
A movie-enthusiast’s notebooks - filled with striking coloured portraits of male characters in films popular in the Netherlands, including Dutch-language versions of The Thirteenth Chair (1929 film); Madame Sans-gêne (1925 film); Maria Stuart (1927); The Trial of Mary Dugan (1931); Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan, Shaw’s How He Lied to Her Husband; Jonson’s Volpone; Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, King Lear and Macbeth. The anonymous albums are numbered in pencil, suggesting they were part of a larger group.