RICHARD AVEDON | 'MARELLA AGNELLI, NEW YORK STUDIO', DECEMBER, 1953
'MARELLA AGNELLI, NEW YORK STUDIO', DECEMBER, 1953
Silver print, printed 1981, flush-mounted onto linen. Signed and numbered 10/50 in black ink with copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the verso. Matted and framed.
Image 59.5 x 47.2 cm (23½ x 18⅝in.);
sheet 60.5 x 50.7 cm (23¾ x 19⅞in.)
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This silver print is in overall excellent condition, with beautiful grey tones and striking contrasts. Hinge-mounted to card with three pieces of archival tape along upper edge verso. One long and fine half-moon handling crease near right edge, hardly noticeable and only in raking light.
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Private collection, Italy
The Richard Avedon Foundation, 2008
Richard Avedon & Truman Capote, Observations: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1959, p. 27.;
Richard Avedon and Harold Brodkey, Avedon: Photographs 1947-1977, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1978, cover and pl. 161.;
Richard Avedon, Evidence, 1944-1994, Random House USA, New York, 1994, pp. 14 and 160;
Woman in the Mirror, Abrams, New York, 2005, p. 79;
Vince Aletti, Philippe Garner & Carol Squires, Avedon: Fashion 1944-2000, Abrams, New York, 2009, p. 131.