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ITEM: You are offerding on an antique original 1920s tin litho Canco Beautebox. This features artwork by Henry Clive of the silent film star Rudolph Valentino. A very popular silent film star and a sex symbol of the 1920s he was also known as the "Latin Lover".
Henry Clive is one of our favorite illustrators, he made his way to American in the early 1900's from Australia making a living as a slight of hand magician in Vaudeville shows. He briefly made a living as a Hollywood film star in early silent films before he transformed himself into an artist and illustrator in about 1918. He worked for the Paramount Film Studio doing posters and illustrations for their exhibit books. He also created a series of portrait tins for the Canco company featuring silent film stars that were given away at the opulent movie houses of the 1920's. Measures 7 1/2" across and stands 2 1/4".
100% guaranteed vintage and original and as always sells !
CONDITION: This is in very good condition the lithography looks great with just some minor loss to edges, there is some denting near edges, the inside is clean and this still displays well as seen and an appealing example of art deco era silent film Hollywood glitz. 100% guaranteed vintage and original as always from GrapefruitMoonGallery.