1918 - 2002
CARLA/WANDA, HÔTEL GÉRANDO, PARIS
signed STRÖMHOLM and annotated Retur in pencil and with the Christer Strömholm Estate stamp on the reverse
gelatin silver print
7¾ x 6 in.; 20 x 15.5 cm
1963, printed in the early 1980s.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Christer Strömholm Estate.
This gelatin silver print is in overall excellent condition. There are light creases in the margins. In raking light, a 2 mm scratch that does not break the emulsion is at the right edge of the image. On the reverse, written in pencil by an unidentified hand is '11'; 'BVS 0123:9'; and 'CS8540; in black crayon: '16'; and image reproduction notations are written in red pencil.
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.
Barcelona, Foto Colectania, The Temptation to Exist, April - July 2015
Christer Strömholm, Vännerna från Place Blanche, ETC/Johan Ehrenberg 1983, p. 77, illustrated
Christer Strömholm, Nueve segundos de mi vida, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes 1999, p. 71, illustrated
Christer Strömholm, Les amies de la place Blanche, Aman Iman Éditions 2011, p. 158, illustrated