Alfred Hitchcock’s Death Mask

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  1. […] However, during those last months chance drove an art student from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, sketch-block in hand, into the old Paris morgue, much frequented at that time by artists seeking anatomical subjects for their pencils. He saw the unknown ice maiden, and was so struck by the haunting loveliness of that delicate, oval face that, having sketched it, he asked permission to cast a death mask. […]


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