MERYL STREEP, NEW YORK CITY
mural-sized archival pigment print, with edition '5/10' in pencil on the reverse, 1981, printed in 2010; accompanied by the photographer's 'The Master Set' label, signed in ink (2)
38 by 37½ in. (96.5 by 95.3 cm.)
This archival pigment print is in generally excellent condition. The colors remain rich and saturated with no signs of fading. There are very faint diagonal impressions in each corner extending from the margin into the image slightly, visible only under close inspection in high raking light.
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Annie Leibovitz At Work (New York, 2008), unpaginated
Taken only three years after her debut in The Deer Hunter, this portrait of Meryl Streep appeared on the cover of the 15 October 1981 issue of Rolling Stone. She had her first leading role the same year in The French Lieutenant's Woman.