Lot 136
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GEORGE PLATT LYNES | Selected Images of Yul Brynner

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • George Platt Lynes
  • Selected Images of Yul Brynner
  • gelatin silver prints
  • Each 9 1/4  by 7 5/8  in. (23.5 by 19.4 cm.)
a group of 3 photographs, each with the photographer's stamp and one annotated 'Yul Brynner, June 7 1942' in ink on the reverse, framed, 1942 (3)

Condition

These photographs are in generally very good to excellent condition. There is some wear and edge chipping. There are a few tape remnants, abrasions, and some scuffing on the reverse of each print. Yul Brynner with Hand on Head: The left edge is yellowed. There is a pinpoint-sized deposit of retouching in the lower right corner. 'B' is written in ink in an unidentified hand on the reverse. Yul Brynner with Foot to Knee: There is a short linear scratch in the lower right corner that appears to break the emulsion. '"Yul Brynner" 1942' is written in pencil in an unidentified hand on the reverse. Yup Brynner with Towel: There is a tiny deposit of retouching along the center right edge. '8 1/2 x 6 3/4' and '6' in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.