RICHARD ARLEN (2)

Striking vintage 10 x 12.7 matte finish black and white Paramount Pictures bust studio portrait by Hommel, boldly signed and inscribed in black fountain pen, “To Clare Tan Suy/In appreciation/of her most clever/trick and help to me/Most Cordially/Richard Arlen/1929.”  About fine condition, with two diagonal bends in the background at the bottom left corner tip; and trimmed borders, with the trimming microscopically affecting two letters of the inscription at the left edge.  Uncommon in oversize format.

$150