Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 10:00 a.m.
Live Gallery and Simulcast eBay
eBay Catalogue will be online soon | Session I Illustrated Highlights
French Impressionist Artist
PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR
Personal Artifacts and Archives Collection
To Be Sold as One Lot
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SESSIONS II AND III TO FOLLOW IMMEDIATELY:
Gilt monogrammed tan leather attaché given to JFK by Jacqueline Bouvier as a wedding present in 1953. Hand-carried by three Kennedys: JFK, Jacqueline as she left the White House for the last time, and John, Jr. as astudent at Brown University.
The combined collections representing 330 lots include two limited edition copies of Kennedys Inaugural Address with dedicatory inscriptions by President Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedys correspondence; a leather bound copy of John F. Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede, privately printed for Jacqueline Kennedy for the 1965 dedicatory ceremony with HRH Queen Elizabeth II and other dignitaries, with Jacqueline Kennedys note; a Kennedy Inaugural silver pen and pencil set; original unpublished and other Kennedy personal photographs, many inscribed (by White House photographers Cecil Stoughton, R. L. Knudsen, fashion photographer Richard Avedon); an original painting of Senator John F. Kennedy holding a scroll with an inscription by Kennedy on the scroll; 1960 Presidential campaign memorabilia; JFK memorial items; and inscribed books.
Articles of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedys clothing to be sold include JFKs suit, dress shirts, tuxedo and Navy-issue boxer shorts, and Jackies daytime and evening ware, (nightgowns to evening gowns) by American and European designers. Personal accessories include cigarettes, lighters, lipsticks, toiletries; Jackies sleeping cap and bathing suits.