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Pearl Argyle by bigd4787
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bigd4787

(United States)
Added on February 8, 2020, 10:44 pm
Colored pencils
 

  The daughter of Ernest James Wellman and Mary Wellman of Johannesburg, she later became known as Pearl Argyle by her fellow students while studying ballet. She gained fame as a ballerina in London and Paris, but was even more renowned for her remarkable beauty. Pearl, along with her husband and son, fled Nazi Germany for the safety of America, eventually settling in Los Angeles in 1939. Records of Argyle's stage career are relatively scarce, but she began her film work in 1932 and is credited with several roles, working with the likes of Anna Mae Wong and Ralph Richardson. Also apparently rare are details as to her abrupt demise; Argyle died (at age 36) of a sudden cerebral hemorrhage while visiting her husband in New York.  

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Jeanette
Jeanette - 2 years ago

Lovely and beautiful work! :whip: :whip: :clap: :clap: :*D:

 
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bigd4787
bigd4787 - 2 years ago

:grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :hi:

 
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Stefanosart
Stefanosart - 2 years ago

Really beautiful :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

 
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bigd4787
bigd4787 - 2 years ago

Most grateful my friend :whip:

 
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Stefanosart
Stefanosart - 2 years ago

Always my pleasure :hi: :hi: :thumbup:

 
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Vanessafari
Vanessafari - 2 years ago

Beautiful and very graceful! :love: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip:

 
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bigd4787
bigd4787 - 2 years ago

:grin: :hug: :grin:

 
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dorothy
dorothy - 8 months ago

wonderful and so delicate work :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :whip: :*D: :*D:

 
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bigd4787
bigd4787 - 8 months ago

:grin: :whip: :grin:

 

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