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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 173

    LOUISE DAHL-WOLFE (1895-1989)

    Nude in Mojave Desert, California, 1948

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    Estimate

    LOUISE DAHL-WOLFE (1895-1989)
    Nude in Mojave Desert, California, 1948
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in pencil (on the verso)
    16 1/8 x 14 7/8in. (41 x 37.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    Staley-Wise Gallery, New York;
    acquired 1996.


    Pre-Lot Text

    California desert, 1948. I stole the chance to portray nudes wherever I could.
    Louise Dahl-Wolfe


    Literature

    McFadden, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, A Photographer's Scrap-Book, St Martin's Marek, 1984, p. 36.