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    Sale 12304

    Modern British and Irish Art

    14 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    Richard Avedon (1923-2004)

    Noël Coward (fastening carnation), 1961

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Richard Avedon (1923-2004)
    Noël Coward (fastening carnation), 1961
    signed in ink (image); stamped 'Noël Coward Collection' and photographer’s copyright credit stamp (verso)
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board, unframed
    image/sheet/flush mount: 13 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (35 x 27.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sir Noël Coward, by whom gifted to Geoffrey Ashton Johnson.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GEOFFREY ASHTON JOHNSON TO BENEFIT A SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACTING STUDENTS AT YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA