1923 - 1971
THE JUNIOR INTERSTATE BALLROOM DANCE CHAMPIONS, YONCKERS NY, 1962
tirage argentique, tiré par Neil Selkirk en 1972
signé par Doon Arbus, annoté et numéroté à l'encre sur le tampon Diane Arbus Estate au verso
gelatin silver print, printed by Neil Selkirk in 1972
signed by Doon Arbus, annotated and numbered in ink on Diane Arbus Estate stamp on the reverse
image: 14 ¾ x 14 ¾ in.; 37,5 x 37,5 cm
feuille / sheet: 19 ⅞ x 16 in.; 50,5 x 40,5 cm
This silver print on Agfa paper is in overall good to very good condition. With light uniform yellowing, and a 4 cm crease in the middle right of the image, small random retouching marks and lightly rubbed and creased corners and edges, only visible in raking light.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago
Private Collection, Germany
Diane Arbus : Revelations (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2003), pp. 40 and 184
Diane Arbus (Aperture, 1972)
Photography / Venice '79, Rizzoli (New York, 1979), p. 337
Manfred Heiting, At the Still Point: Photographs from the Manfred Heiting Collection in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Volume II, Part I (Los Angeles and Amsterdam, 2009), p. 349
LIFE Library of Photography: Documentary Photography (New YOrk, 1972), p. 209