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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 176

    NORMAN PARKINSON (1913-1990)

    Wenda over the Rolls, 1951

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    NORMAN PARKINSON (1913-1990)
    Wenda over the Rolls, 1951
    dye transfer print, printed later
    signed in ink (on the verso)
    21½ x 15½in. (54.7 x 39.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Norman Parkinson Estate;
    acquired 2005.


    Literature

    British Vogue, April 1950;
    Parkinson, Lifework, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983, p. 141;
    Harrison, Parkinson Photographs 1935-1990, Conran Octopus, 1994, pl. 96.


    Post Lot Text

    Wenda Parkinson models a Molyneux satin evening dress with a 1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.