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14: Fu Manchu, Portrait

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Fu Manchu, Portrait 2 sheet, Laptcha, Paris, linen mounted & restored, noticeable restoration in border area. Handsomely framed. 62.5" x 47" The last of seven generations of magicians, David Bamberg was the scion of a great legacy, involving successive generations of rabbis and magicians. Striking the name and pose of a popular Chinese character in fiction, he successfully portrayed a magician among elaborate, colorful sets and costumes of the Orient. The most popular magician in South America, he made several movies in the 1940's in Mexico as a detective employing his skills to solve crime. NO RESERVE

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14: Fu Manchu, Portrait

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000Dec 09, 2012
New York, NY, USA