19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 2,200 - GBP 2,800
Made in France. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 2001.
Folio (378 x 285mm). 26 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated boards with linen spine lettered in brown, original wooden slipcase, and original shipping carton.
Gelatin silver print (255 x 204mm), signed ('Avedon'), numbered ('87/100') and stamped with a statement of limitation, all on the verso, loose as issued in the original mat and envelope, and housed with the book in the slipcase described above.
FIRST EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE, 1 OF 100 SIGNED COPIES WITH A SIGNED GELATIN SILVER PRINT: Suzy Parker and Gardner McKay, Café des Beaux Arts, 1956. The book reproduces images taken for Harper's Bazaar during the 1950s, uncropped, to the original scale and reproducing all of Avedon's original annotations.
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