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  • Provenance

    Christie’s, London, 18 May 2005, lot 107

  • Literature

    Robert Doisneau: Three Seconds of Eternity, Munich: teNeues, 1997, pl. 94

77

Mademoiselle Anita

1951
Gelatin silver print, printed 1974.
35.6 x 28.6 cm (14 x 11 1/4 in).
Signed and inscribed 'It probably wasn’t her real name but we called her: ANITA a dancing name of course. She was twenty years old. That’s about all I know about her. Thirty years ago. Let’s not get melancholy. For you Lee Witkin this pinned image, warmly yours' in French in ink in the margin; dated '16 October 1974' and numbered '1/3 AP' in pencil on the verso.

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for £8,750

Photographs

19 May 2011
London