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    Sale 7434

    Photographs

    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)

    James Joyce, 1929

    Price Realised  

    BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)
    James Joyce, 1929
    gelatin silver print
    '1 W. 67 St' credit and 'Atelier Hilaire Hiler' stamps, titled, dated and annotated by various hands, printing notations in pencil/ink on verso
    6½ x 4 5/8in. (16.5 x 12.5cm.)


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    American painter Hilaire Hiler (1898-1966) owned several jazz clubs in Paris, including The Jockey, on the Left Bank. He was Managing Director of Atelier Hilaire Hiler and was associated with James Joyce, Man Ray and Ernest Hemingway, among others.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE THOMAS WALTHER COLLECTION


    Literature

    O'Neal, Berenice Abbott: American Photographer, 1982, p.42, for a variant.