1923 - 2004
'DOVIMA WITH ELEPHANTS, EVENING DRESS BY DIOR, CIRQUE D'HIVER', PARIS, 1955
Silver print, printed 1983. Signed and dated in pencil on the verso. Matted and framed.
Image 25 x 20 cm (9⅞x 7⅞in.);
sheet 30.2 x 24.2 cm (11⅞x 9½in.)
This silver print is in excellent condition.
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.
A gift from the Artist to the present owner.
Richard Avedon: Evidence, 1944-1994, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1994, p. 53
Michael Juul Holm, ed., Richard Avedon - Photographs 1946-2004, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2007, p. 35
Richard Avedon, Woman in the Mirror, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2005, p. 37
Avedon Fashion: 1944-2000, Harry N. Abrams,New York, 2009, p. 137
Nancy Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, George Eastman House, 1979, p. 137