It’s a truly gorgeous photograph, new to me, and the signature looks completely authentic.  I cannot date it, but Billie looks plump rather than emaciated, and the feathery ornament is an intriguing change from the familiar gardenia.

Here‘s the link for the eager eBay buyer.  The price is $7,500.

May your happiness increase!

4 responses to “A RARE LADY DAY SIGHTING

  1. Dan Morgenstern

    Nice indeed but seriously overpriced


  2. No disagreement here. But the best part is the seller has offered a payment plan over 24 months.

  3. Dear Michael
    How about this from 1944 among Mike Lubbers’ photos?
    (I could not post the picture. It will be by mail.)

  4. Probably more than she earned in any year, even accounting for inflation.

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