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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    Richard Avedon (1923-2004)

    Suzy Parker, evening dress by Dior, Paris studio, August 1956

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Richard Avedon (1923-2004)
    Suzy Parker, evening dress by Dior, Paris studio, August 1956
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on linen, printed 1981
    signed and numbered '7/50' in ink, and copyright credited, dated, and annotated in print (flush mount, verso)
    image: 23 3/8 x 19 3/8 in. (59.5 x 49.3 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 23 ¾ x 19 ¾ in. (60.4 x 50.2 cm.)
    This work is number 7 from the edition of 50.


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    Literature

    Harper's Bazaar, October 1956;
    Richard Avedon and Harold Brodkey, Avedon Photographs 1947-1977, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1978, p. 128;
    David Bailey and Martin Harrison, Shots of Style: Great Fashion Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1985, cat. no. 8.