Norma Shearer for The Women, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Laszlo Willinger, Hungarian, 1909 - 1989



Black and white vintage print

Image: 9 5/16 × 7 1/2 in. (23.7 × 19 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.5 × 20.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: The John Kobal Foundation Collection; Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Verso: Upper right, stamped in blue ink, "PLEASE CREDIT M-G-M PHOTO BY WILLINGER 4266" / Center, stamped in red ink with graphite and orange pencil indications, "#02-10 / 53 MIRROR MAG. Issue MAR8 Page 9 C+P" and stamped in black ink, "NEO GRAVURE PRTG. CO. INC. REC'D FEB 4 1953 COPY NEW YORK" and typed in black ink, "A HAND CARVED GUITAR...highlights the lapel of Norma Shearer's tweed jacket. Single breasted the suit is striped in a blue lighter than the background. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer star wears the outfit for her role of Mary Haines in 'The Women'. Designed by Adrian." / Lower right corner, stamped in blue ink, "LIBRARY STREET, NEW YORK"


John Kobal Foundation Limited, London, England; sold to present collection, 2019.

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