• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 814

    HORST P. HORST (1906-1999)

    Mainbocher Corset, Paris, August 11, 1939

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    HORST P. HORST (1906-1999)
    Mainbocher Corset, Paris, August 11, 1939
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    blindstamp (in the margin); signed, titled and dated in pencil (on the verso)
    11 7/8 x 9in. (30.2 x 22.9cm.)


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    Literature

    American Vogue, September 15, 1939; 'C'était hier', French Vogue, December 1939, pp. 34-35; Lawford, Horst: His Work and His World, Viking, 1984, p. 184; Horst Photographs 1931-1968, Idea Books Edizioni, 1985, n.p.; Kazmaier, Horst: Sixty Years of Photography, Thames and Hudson, 1991, pl. 8