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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    ARTHUR ELGORT (B. 1940)

    Gia, Fire Island Pines, 1980

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ARTHUR ELGORT (B. 1940)
    Gia, Fire Island Pines, 1980
    gelatin silver print
    signed, titled, dated and numbered 'A.P.' in ink (on the verso)
    13 3/8 x 9in. (33.9 x 22.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, Photographs from the Estate of Thomas T. Solley, February 14, 2007, from lot 208.


    Literature

    Arthur Elgort Personal Fashion Pictures, no imprint, 1983, p. 55.


    Post Lot Text

    The model is Gia Carangi, the subject of Stephen Fried's biography: Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia, Simon and Schuster, 1993.