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    Sale 2113

    Photographs From The Collection Of Gert Elfering

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    ORMOND GIGLI (B. 1925)

    Models in Windows, 1960

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ORMOND GIGLI (B. 1925)
    Models in Windows, 1960
    dye-transfer print, printed later
    signed and dated in pencil (on the mount), signed and numbered '3/4' in pencil (on the reverse of the mount)
    15 1/8 x 15 3/8in. (38.5 x 39.3cm.)


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    This print is from the rare dye-transfer edition of four. The image suggests a grandiose precedent for the more subversive setting of models in the apertures of a dilapidated London building in a scene from Richard Lester's 1965 film The Knack...and how to get it.

    Provenance

    Staley Wise Gallery, New York