Sunday, September 23, 2012
Lionel Barrymore Prints
The man above is Lionel Barrymore. You have probably heard the name Barrymore before. The Barrymore's are a famous family comprised of actors and actresses. Lionel was an actor from most of his life. Lionel was born in 1878 and died in 1954 of a heart attack. Most people know him from A Free Soul, It's A Wonderful Life or Young Dr. Kildare, most people didn't know he was an artist.
This is a print of Barrymore's "The Old Boat Works." The original was drawn by Barrymore in his studio in Los Angeles. It is valued from $10 - 200 based on condition and framing.
This is Barrymore's "Point Pleasant." The original was drawn sometime in the 1950s and currently prints are selling on Amazon.com for $129.95
This is a faint photograph of Lionel Barrymore's signature which he signed on both pieces.