Oil Painting of a Parisian Street Scene
Untitled (street scene)
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right, appears to read “Valery”
Inscribed “Paris” to lower left
From the archives of Samuel Marx (1902 New York City – 1992 Los Angeles).
Samuel Marx began his career in 1930 as a story editor for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer then went on to produce popular films to include Lassie Come Home and Son of Lassie. In 1990, Marx co-authored the book Deadly Illusions; Jean Harlow and the Murder of Paul Bern in which his sleuthing efforts unfold the mysterious details surrounding his friends alleged suicide.
- slight discoloration and accretion to painting surface; craquelure throughout; edge wear to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 28.25" W x 23.25" H.