George Hoyningen-Huene - Photographs New York Tuesday, October 4, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica

  • Literature

    Vogue, 5 July 1930; Angeletti and Oliva, In Vogue, p. 70; Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, p. 61; Haworth-Booth, The Folio Society Book of the 100 Greatest Photographs, p. 117; High Museum of Art, Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection, p. 106

  • Catalogue Essay

    A classic amongst fashion photographs, this image was photographed on the rooftop of the Paris offices of Vogue, using props to acheive the illusion of a diving board and horizon. This print was photographed by George Hoyningen-Huene and supervised and printed by Horst P. Horst, who was acting as Huene’s assistant and a favored model at the time.


Divers, Horst with Model, Paris

Gelatin silver print, printed later.
12 x 9 3/8 in. (30.5 x 23.8 cm).
Hoyningen-Huene credit and Horst copyright credit blindstamps in the margin; signed 'Huene', titled and dated by Hoyningen-Huene in pencil and annotated 'From the Collection of Horst' by Horst P. Horst in pencil on the verso.

$10,000 - 15,000 


4 October 2011
New York