Martin Munkácsi - Photographs New York Thursday, April 8, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York
    Collection of Thomas T. Solley, 1994
    Christie’s, New York, Photographs from the Estate of Thomas T. Solley, 14 February 2007, lot 77

  • Literature

    Vogue, 15 December 1933
    Aperture, Munkacsi, p. 37
    White, Style in Motion: Munkacsi Photographs of the '20s, '30s,and '40s, p. 104

  • Catalogue Essay

    This image was reproduced in Vogue magazine in 1933, accompanying an article entitled Travel Trivia. The caption for the photograph read, "Cotton ruffles swirl and flirt to the twang of the guitar in Seville, the Spanish city of oranges and Easters."


Spanish Dancers, Seville, Spain

circa 1930
Gelatin silver print.
13 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. (33.7 x 27 cm)
'5 Tudor City Place' credit stamp, signed by Joan Munkácsi, the photographer’s wife, in pencil and various notations in unidentified hands in ink and pencil on the verso.

$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $18,900

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairman, Americas



New York Auction 8 April 2021