NORMAN PARKINSON | YOUNG VELVETS, YOUNG PRICES, HAT FASHIONS III (THE NEW YORK SKYLINE FROM THE ROOF OF THE CONDÉ NAST BUILDING ON LEXINGTON AVENUE)
Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD
YOUNG VELVETS, YOUNG PRICES, HAT FASHIONS III (THE NEW YORK SKYLINE FROM THE ROOF OF THE CONDÉ NAST BUILDING ON LEXINGTON AVENUE)
mural-sized digital chromogenic print, stamped and with annotations in ink on the reverse, framed, 1949, printed posthumously, no. 2 in an edition of 21 (Norman Parkinson Lifework, pp. 52-3; Portraits in Fashion, pp. 68-9)
40 by 60 in. (101.6 by 152.4 cm.)
While this chromogenic print has not been examined out of its frame, it appears to be in generally excellent condition. The colors remain bright and saturated, with no apparent fading.
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