HORST P. HORST
1906 - 1999
'KARL LAGERFELD', 1980
Silver print, printed later. Signed in pencil in the lower margin, with the photographer's copyright stamp on the verso and annotations from an unknown hand in pencil and red crayon on the verso. Matted and framed.
Image 34 x 26.3cm (13⅜x 10⅜in.);
sheet 50.6 x 40.3 cm (20 x 15 ¾in.)
This print is in overall very good condition. With a handling mark in the mid right area of the image and a few creases on the margins, mainly left, away from the image and only visible outside the mount. Some residue of lead in the lower margin transferred from the signature.
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.
Reinhold Mißelbeck, Horst. Magician of Light, Collection Herbert Locher, Edition Braus, Heidelberg, 1997, cover and p. 93
Charles Saumarez Smith, Horst Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2001, pl. 130, p. 171