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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    Richard Avedon (1923-2004)

    Jean Shrimpton, evening dress by Cardin, Paris, January 1970

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Richard Avedon (1923-2004)
    Jean Shrimpton, evening dress by Cardin, Paris, January 1970
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on linen, printed 1981
    signed, numbered '11/50' in ink and copyright credit, title, date and edition stamped (mount, verso)
    image: 23 ¼ x 19 3/8 in. (59.1 x 49.2 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 23 7/8 x 19 7/8 in. (60.7 x 50.5 cm.)
    This work is number 11 from the edition of 50.


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    Literature

    Richard Avedon, Avedon: Photographs, 1947-1977, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1978, pl. 123.
    Richard Avedon, An Autobiography, Random House, New York, 1993, p. 279.
    Jane Livingston et al., Evidence, 1944-1994, Richard Avedon, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1994, pp. 55 and 152.
    Anne Hollander, Woman in the Mirror, H.N. Abrams, New York, 2005, p.138-139.
    Carol Squiers et al., Avedon Fashion, 1944-2000, International Center of Photography, New York, 2009, p. 290.