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    Sale 7624

    Photographs

    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 9

    MICHEL COMTE (b.1954 Swiss)

    Cindy Crawford, Vanity Fair, 1992

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MICHEL COMTE (b.1954 Swiss)
    Cindy Crawford, Vanity Fair, 1992
    oversized chromogenic print
    signed by artist, titled, dated and numbered '1/3' in another hand, all in pencil, on typed label with credit on backing board
    60 x 48in. (152.2 x 122cm.)


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    This work is number one from the sold-out edition of 3.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    FEATURED ARTIST: MICHEL COMTE

    This and the following six lots were taken by international fashion photographer Michel Comte. Comte has shot for dozens of magazines, including Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair and Stern, as well as advertising campaigns for BMW, Giorgio Armani and Dolce & Gabbana, among others. His work takes him around the world; he lives and works between the US and Europe.


    Literature

    Stern Fotographie, No.10, front cover (fig.1).