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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    LOUISE DAHL-WOLFE (1895-1989)

    Suzy Parker by the Seine, fashion by Balenciaga, 1952 or 1953

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    Estimate

    LOUISE DAHL-WOLFE (1895-1989)
    Suzy Parker by the Seine, fashion by Balenciaga, 1952 or 1953
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in pencil (on the verso)
    9¾ x 9½in. (24.7 x 24cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, Photographs from the Estate of Thomas T. Solley, February 14, 2007, lot 163.


    Literature

    Harper's Bazaar, March 15 1953;
    Vreeland, The World of Balenciaga, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973, p. 45.
    McFadden, Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Photographer's Scrap-Book, St Martin's Marek, 1984, p. 59 (captioned: Suzy Parker in Balenciaga with artist Betty Fenn).