CARL VAN VECHTEN
1880 - 1964
with title, dated 1934, and annotations in pencil and the atelier stamp on the reverse
vintage gelatin print
13 ⅞ x 10 ¾ in.; 35.3 x 27.4 cm
1934, printed 1978.
New York: 4 November 1934. Van Vechten blind stamp to lower right, atelier stamp to verso, Van Vechten's penciled notes ("Gertrude Stein New York"), the date, and the negative reference number ("xiii g 34").
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.
The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: The photography of Carl van Vechten (1978)