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    Sale 7434

    Photographs

    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    GEORGE HOYNINGEN-HUENE (1900-1968)

    Divers, Swimwear by Izod, 1930

    Price Realised  

    GEORGE HOYNINGEN-HUENE (1900-1968)
    Divers, Swimwear by Izod, 1930
    platinum-palladium print, printed 1985-90
    blindstamp credit and 'Horst' copyright in margin; signed and annotated 'From the collection of Horst' by Horst, titled, dated and numbered '18/25' in another hand in pencil on verso
    19 x 14¾in. (48.4 x 37.5cm.)


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    Literature

    US Vogue, 5 July 1930, p.37 there captioned, 'Two-piece swimming-suit with garnet-red trunks and mixed red-and-white top of machine-knit alpaca wool, resembling a sweater weave'; Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, International Museum of Photography/Alpine Book Co., 1979, p.61; Ewing, The Photographic Art of Hoyningen-Huene, Thames & Hudson, 1986, pl.66.