Lot 134
  • 134

Robert Capa

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 EUR
bidding is closed

Description

  • Robert Capa
  • The Liberation, Champs Elysees, Paris, 26th August 1944
  • photograph
Vintage silver print. On the reverse, several Magnum photograper's stamps and press label affixed. Matted and framed.

Provenance

Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, Politically Correct:  Selection from a Private American Collection, October 2012, lot 166

Literature

Fred Ritchin, Jean Lacouture, William Manchester, In our time: The world as seen by Magnum Photographers, New York, Norton & Company, cover and ill. pp. 100-101.

Condition

This silver print is in good condition. Corners and edges hidden by the mount. The right edge with a tear of approx. 2 cm and a crease of 2 cm, the upper edge with a light crease in the center, the left edge with a crease of 3 cm. near the upper left corner and a tiny crease in the lower left quadrant, a light crease in the center. Consistent with a press print and its use.
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Catalogue Note

© Robert Capa ©International Center of Photography/Magnum Photos