16 - 17 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,875
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
ALFRED EISENSTAEDT (1898-1995)
Ballerinas at rest, the Balanchine School of the American Ballet Theatre, New York, 1936
gelatin silver print, possibly unique
signed and annotated 'this photograph was one of the first pictures I took in the United States, in 1936. I worked in my usual style using only available light' in pencil, credit and R. Lourié Collection stamps (on the mount); credit and collection stamps (on the verso)
13½ x 10½in. (34.3 x 26.6cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Christies, New York, October 5, 1999, lot 92.
Eisenstaedt: Remembrances, Bulfinch Press, 1990, p. 35.
Post Lot Text
This vintage print may be unique.
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