BEETLES+HUXLEY (who seemingly favor all-caps for everything) has for sale a print of Cecil Beaton’s celebrated 1955 photographic portrait of Evelyn Waugh standing behind a gate to which is affixed a sign that states, “ENTREE INTERDITE AUX PROMENEURS.”
B+H describe the photograph as follows:
EVELYN WAUGH, CHATEAU ST FIRMIN, CHANTILLY, APRIL 1955
BEATON, SIR CECIL, CBE (1904-1980)
MODERN SILVER GELATIN PRINT STAMPED WITH SOTHEBY’S EDITION STAMP, INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND NUMBERED ON REVERSE
18 X 18 INCHES
FROM AN EDITION OF FIFTY
The price is £1,400, or approximately $2,254 at today’s GBP/USD exchange rate.