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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    WILLIAM KLEIN (B. 1926)

    Mirrors on the Roof, New York, 1959

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WILLIAM KLEIN (B. 1926)
    Mirrors on the Roof, New York, 1959
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed, titled and dated in pencil (on the verso)
    13¾ x 10½in. (34.7 x 26.5cm)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, East, June 9, 1999, lot 127.


    Literature

    American Vogue, July 1959;
    Klein, In and Out of Fashon, Random House, 1994, p. 75;
    Bailey and Harrison, Shots of Style, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985, p. 81.


    Post Lot Text

    The models are Evelyn Tripp, Isabella Albonico and Nena von Schlebrugge. They wear fashion by Talmacch, Mollie Parnis, and Herbert Sondheim.