Lot 138

Sienkiewicz (Henryk)

Vintage albumen print, head and shoulders photograph of the Polish author, signed and inscribed in Polish ‘Even for the glory of the Deity people have devised nothing better than song. To Ignacy Dygas – Henryk Sienkiewicz’, some fading, mounted, framed and glazed, overall size 34 x 28 cm.; together with a portrait of Aleksander Fredro mounted with printed inscription reading ‘Yet never, never – posterity will bear me out – did the poison of mockery, envy or calumny touch my inspiration’s strings! Alexander Fredro’,  framed and glazed (2)

Estimate: £700-£1,000