Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions September 6, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 5 Comments “Women aren’t very glamorous anymore. You pick up a magazine and read about their going to a psychoanalyst. You see pictures of them around the house, and they look exactly like the people next door.”—Barbara Nichols (born, Barbara Marie Nickerauer 1928 – 1976) Hans Holbein the YoungerPortrait of Jane Seymour, c. 1537.Oil and tempera on oak, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Elliott ErwittLos Angeles, 1959 A WWI Yiddish poster: ‘Food will win the war. You came here seeking freedom, now you must help to preserve it. Wheat is needed for the allies. Waste nothing.’ The poster was issued by the United States Food Administration. Illustrated by Charles Edward Chambers, c. 1915 “I did quite enjoy the days when one went for a beer at one’s local in Paris and woke up in Corsica.“—Peter O’Toole (1932 – 2013) Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967Western Motel, 1957Oil on canvas30 5/8 x 50 1/2 in. (77.8 x 128.3 cm) framed: 37 1/4 x 57 1/4 x 3 in. (94.6 x 145.4 x 7.6 cm) Robert FrankYom Kippur, East River, New York City, 1955 World War I poster, 1917 Rick McGinnisLambton Jewish Cemetery, Toronto, Sept. 2018 Giulio Quaglio the Elder (Italian, 1601–d. after 1658)Self Portrait of the Artist Painting His Wife, 1628.oil on canvasSize: 93.4 x 121.6 cm. (36.8 x 47.9 in.) “I didn’t mind playing a maid the first time, because I thought that was how you got into the business. But after I did the same thing over and over, I resented it. I didn’t mind being funny, but I didn’t like being stupid.”—Butterfly McQueen (born Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen 1911 – 1995) The Arnold & Son CTB Chronograph is stunning in its elegant simplicity. In 18k red gold this fine watch is priced at $44,350. The steel version is a bargain basement $27,750. arnoldandson.com May 1939. “Signboard along highway in Alabama.” Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott; Buick ad by Montgomery Melbourne. Padlock locket, made in England, 1400-64. The inscription reads: “de tout mon cuer” (with all my heart) Robert DoisneauThe Cheerleader Highway Pithiviers, France, 1973 Danish poster for King Kong Jean BesancenotYoung Berber Jewish Woman, Tinerhir, Drâa-Tafilale, (Todgha Valley), Between the High and Little Atlas Mountains, Southern Morocco c.1935 Maayan, Lielle, Ariel, Livia and Pinchas wish all our friends and relatives a groovy Shabbat.