Untitled (Monsavon au Lait)

Create your first list.

A way to share and manage lots.

  • Condition Report

    Request Condition Report
  • Provenance

    Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis

  • Catalogue Essay

    Erwin Blumenfeld’s oeuvre included commercial advertising in addition to his extensive fashion work. His first advertising commission was with the French soap company Monsavon, and the image offered here was made for one of the company’s ad campaigns. Although not ultimately used, this image showcases Blumenfeld’s inventive approach to all aspects of his photography.

90

Untitled (Monsavon au Lait)

1936
Gelatin silver print.
11 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (29.2 x 23.5 cm)
Three copyright credit stamps and reduction notations in unidentified hands in pencil and crayon on the verso.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Place Advance Bid
Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairwoman, Americas

General Enquiries
+1 212 940 1245

Photographs

New York Auction 1 October 2019