1924 Print Simone French Actress Open House Desk Portrait Ruskin Golding THM


This is an original 1924 halftone print of Mme. Simone, the French actress and wife of Francois Porche. The caption writes, "[Simone] has returned to America at the invitation of A. H. Woods to play the leading role in Samuel Ruskin Golding's new play, "Open House." This is perhaps the first instance on record that a foreign artiste has been imported to impersonate an American heroine."


This 87+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11.25 inches; 21 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: office, bookshelf, performer, acting, performance, entertainer, art, drama