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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 17 October 2006, lot 165

  • Literature

    Angeletti and Oliva, In Vogue: The Illustrated History of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine, p. 18
    Devlin, Vogue Book of Fashion Photography, p. 46
    Fraser, On The Edge: Images from 100 Years of Vogue, p. 25
    Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, p. 65
    High Museum of Art, Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection, p. 192
    Kazmaier, Horst: Sixty Years of Photography, pl. 8
    Koetzle, Photo Icons: Volume 2, pp. 38 and 43
    Lawford, Horst: His Work and His World, p. 184
    Lawford and Valentine, Horst 1930 - 1987, p. 28
    American Vogue, 15 September 1939
    French Vogue, December 1939

94

Mainbocher Corset

1939
Platinum palladium print, printed later.
17 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (44.5 x 33.7 cm)
Signed in pencil in the margin; signed, titled, dated in pencil, copyright credit, edition, medium and reproduction limitation stamps on the verso. Number 17 from an edition of 50.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $40,000

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Kramer Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs
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Photographs

4 April 2012
New York