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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 311

    NORMAN PARKINSON (1913-1990)

    Shadow of Himself for Bystander, 1938

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    NORMAN PARKINSON (1913-1990)
    Shadow of Himself for Bystander, 1938
    gelatin silver print
    signed, titled, dated in pencil and Trust copyright credit stamps (on the reverse of the mount)
    14 5/8 x 10½in. (37.1 x 26.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    Hamiltons Gallery, London;
    Christie's, New York, 20th Century Photographs: The Elfering Collection, October 10, 2005, lot 82.


    Post Lot Text

    This photograph is mounted on a page from Parkinson's portfolio pre- 1940. These portfolios contained, with few exceptions, the only photographs (usually unique) that have survived from pre-1940, as Parkinson's studio was destroyed in the war.