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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 216

    CHRIS VON WANGENHEIM (1942-1981)

    Woman in Fur Coat by Burning Car, for Christian Dior, 1970s

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHRIS VON WANGENHEIM (1942-1981)
    Woman in Fur Coat by Burning Car, for Christian Dior, 1970s
    gelatin silver print
    10 x 10in. (25.4 x 25.4cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, Photographs from the Estate of Thomas T. Solley, February 14, 2007, from lot 67.


    Literature

    De Grappa (editor), Fashion: Theory, Lustrum Press, 1980, p. 164.


    Post Lot Text

    'The GIRL IN FRONT OF THE BURNING CAR was shot in Brooklyn. Long before the song "Accidents Never Happen in Real Life", I felt they did and should be incorporated in photographs.' -- Chris von Wangenheim