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    Sale 2113

    Photographs From The Collection Of Gert Elfering

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    FRANK HORVAT (B. 1928)

    Au Chien Qui Fume, Jardin des Modes, Paris, 1957

    Price Realised  

    FRANK HORVAT (B. 1928)
    Au Chien Qui Fume, Jardin des Modes, Paris, 1957
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in ink on label (affixed to reverse of flush mount)
    35 7/8 x 24¼in. (90.9 x 61.5cm.)


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    The variant image published in Jardin des Modes led a feature 'La petite robe de Paris', shot in the restaurants of Les Halles.

    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist


    Literature

    Jardin des Modes, October, 1957, p. 116 (variant);
    Bailey and Harrison, Shots of Style: Great Fashion Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985, cat. no. 72;
    Dayan et al., Vanités: Photographies de mode des XIXe et XXe siècles, Centre National de la Photographie, 1993, p. 104.