Josef Von Sternberg

Clarence S. Bull, American, 1895 - 1979


early- to mid- twentieth century

Gelatin silver print

Image: 9 3/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23.3 × 18.5 cm)

Sheet: 10 × 8 1/16 in. (25.4 × 20.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Maurice H. Rapf '35



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Autographed, on image, upper left, in black ink: To / MAURICE RAPF / with best wishes / Josef von Sternberg / 1925; Printed, in image, lower right: Pub-G-779; Stamped, on reverse, top center, in purple ink: PHOTOGRAPHED BY / CLARENCE S. BULL / CREDIT APPRECIATED; Typed, on paper adhered to reverse, sideways: Josef; Von Sternberg, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer director.

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