1913 - 1990
'AFTER VAN DONGEN, ADELE COLLINS, FOR VOGUE', 1959
Chromogenic print, printed later. Signed in black ink in the image. Matted and framed.
Image 50.5 x 40.5 cm (20 x 16 in.);
sheet 60.7 x 50.5 cm (24 x 20 in.)
This print is in overall very good condition. With a few random handling marks in the lower left quadrant and superficial scratches only visible in raking light. With uniform light yellowing along the edges on the verso, 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.
Terence Pepper, Photographs by Norman Parkinson: Fifty years of portraits and fashion, Gordon Fraser, 1981, cover
Fifty Years of Style and Fashion: Norman Parkinson, The Vendome Press, New York, 1983, p. 64
Robin Muir, Norman Parkinson: Portraits in Fashion, Bath, Palazzo Editions, 2010, illustrated p.83 and cover