1924 - 2019
CANDY STORE, UPPER WEST SIDE, NEW YORK, 1955
tirage argentique des années 1970
signé et daté à l'encre dans la marge inférieure
annoté 'Robert Frank, 1979' sur le tampon de copyright et avec le tampon 'Robert Frank Archive' au verso
silver print, printed in 1970s
signed and dated in ink in the lower margin
annotated 'Robert Frank, 1979' on the copyright stamp and with the 'Robert Frank Archive' stamp, all of which on the reverse
image: 8 x 12 in.; 20,1 x 30,4 cm
feuille / sheet: 11 x 14 in.; 27,7 x 35,5 cm
This silver print is in excellent condition. Corners are slightly bumped. A minor crease in the lower right corner in the margin away from the image. One tiny crease in the lower right margin, away from the image. Two minor creases in the lower right quadrant, visible only under raking light.
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Galerie Michèle Chomette, Paris
Private Collection, France
Helen Gee, Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective, Tucson, Center for Creative Photography (University of Arizona, 1980), ill. p. 158
Jonathan Green, American Photography: A critical History, 1945 to the Present (New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1984), ill. p. 90
Robert Frank, Les Américains (Paris, Delpire, 1986), ill. p. 29
Emma Dexter and Thomas Weski, Cruel and Tender : The Real in the Twentieth Century Photograph, cat. expo. (Londres, Tate Gallery Publish., 2003), ill. p. 105
Ian Penman, Robert Frank : Story Lines, cat. expo. (Londres, Tate, 2004), frontispiece 4
Michael Shelden, 'Melancholy and Menace', Telegraph Magazine, 3 May 2008, ill. p. 32
Sarah Greenough, Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans (Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art)
Göttingen : Steidl, 2009, ill. pp. 221 and 463, and Contact n°10