Decorator to the Stars

William (Billy) Haines

In 1942 the actress Ann Rutherford and her husband David May II hired William Haines to design the interior of their Hollywood residence. This work was included in the movie star's library.


Image of Ann Rutherford's library, circa 1950.


Actress Ann Rutherford

Other works from the collection include:

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William (Billy) Haines
game suite from the Desert Living Room
estimate: $100,000-150,000

321
Selected by William (Billy) Haines
game chairs, set of four
estimate: $10,000-15,000



322
William (Billy) Haines
table lamps, pair
estimate: $10,000-15,000

323
William (Billy) Haines
custom coffee table
estimate: $20,000-30,000



324
William (Billy) Haines
custom library stool
estimate: $3,000-5,000

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William (Billy) Haines
custom sofa with pair of side tables
estimate: $10,000-15,000