Humphrey Bogart - iconic 1930s studio portrait- George Hurrell, 47"x35"Humphrey Bogart - iconic 1930s studio portrait- George Hurrell, 47"x35"

Framed studio portrait of Humphrey Bogart, actor - an exceptionally large image of a roguish Bogart at the height of his fame. An authentic, iconic full-face glamour photograph by George Hurrell circa 1930 (printed later). Gelatin silver print is an authentic image by the photographer. George Hurrell. Signed on the lower right and numbered 23/50 on the lower left.
George Hurrell was an American photographer best known for his portraits of Hollywood movie stars such as Joan Crawford and Marlene Dietrich. Hurrell’s style of lighting and composition enhanced the glamour associated with Hollywood during the 1930s. Born on June 1, 1904 in Covington, KY, he grew up in Cincinnati, OH, developing an interest in painting and photography as a child. Hurrell went on to study at the Art Institute of Chicago, and initially used photography as a way to document his paintings. While living at painting colony in California during the mid-1920s, photography had started to become his preferred medium. After having made some seductive photos for the actress Norma Shearer, Hurrell was hired on as the head of MGM studios photography department. While working at MGM, he was put in charge taking headshots of the Hollywood stars for each new film.

Condition: Framed in plexiglass. Slight abrasion to the Plexiglas in a small area (see photo).
Dimensions: Image 47 inches high x 35 inches wide Frame 58 inches high x 46 inches wide
Weight: about 20 pounds

American Modern, American Realist, Modern, Modernism
Early 20th Century
Art Deco, Historical
Black, White
George Hurrell
Posters (Vintage)
United States • American

Humphrey Bogart - iconic 1930s studio portrait- George Hurrell, 47"x35"


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