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Lot 47

Gloria ‘ A portrait head study of Sammy Davis Jnr’ in profile, mixed media, signed and dated’70, also inscribed ‘To My Favorite Witch, My Best ALWAYS', signed Sammy DJ’, 40cm x 35.5cm, together with 17 original colour and black and white informal 'at home' photographs of Sammy Davis Jnr and 2 similar of Sean Connery.

Provenance: From the estate of the late Gloria Gross. Born in South Africa in 1944 Gloria was a fashion designer, book illustrator, graphic artist. In 1965 she left South Africa and arrived in London and became part of the Swinging Sixties. Her design work in the UK, Europe and Japan built her reputation. In the early 1970’s Gloria was designing clothing for men, notably Tom Jones, Sean Connery and Stanley Baker. Later in her career she moved into commercial design and childrens' book illustration.
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