ANDRÉ VILLERS | 'PICASSO AVEC LE REVOLVER ET LE CHAPEAU DE GARY COOPER'
'PICASSO AVEC LE REVOLVER ET LE CHAPEAU DE GARY COOPER'
gelatin silver print, titled and annotated in ink and with the photographer's '457, chemin du Fassun / 06250 Mougins / 126.96.36.199' credit/copyright stamp on the reverse, framed, 1958, printed later
image: 12 by 9½ in. (30.5 by 24.1 cm.)
framed: 19½ by 17 in. (49.5 by 43.2 cm.)
This photograph, on double-weight RC paper, is in generally excellent condition. Upon close examination in high raking light, the following are barely discernible: scattered deposits of original retouching; a small soft crease in the upper right quadrant; and tiny rust-colored adhesion in the central portion of the image, about the sitter's shoulder.
On the reverse of the print, the following is annotated in ink: 'Tirage par le [illegible]'; 'à vendra à; and 'GS.'
There is a Danziger Gallery label on the reverse of the frame.
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