'BRIGITTE BARDOT', SPAIN, 1971
Silver print, printed later. Signed and numbered A/P in black pen in the lower margin. With the printer's stamp on the verso. With a gallery label bearing information about the work in facsimile affixed to the back of the frame. Matted and framed.
Image 60.5 x 46 cm (23¾ x 18⅛ in);
sheet 70.2 x 50.5 cm (27⅝ x 19⅞ in.)
This large, neutral toned print is in overall good condition. With faint silvering in the lower portion of the image, a tiny dent in the lower the right part of the image and a small nick at the lower left edge, in the margin. This print has been hinged to the passe-partout with adhesive tape at two points on the top edge of the print. Printed by Robin Bell.
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Private collection, UK
Chris Beetles, London
Celebrity: The Photographs of Terry O'Neill, Little, Brown, London, 2003, illustrated p.29;
Terry O'Neill: The A-Z of Fame, ACC Editions, Woodbridge, 2013, cover.