• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 366

    YOUSUF KARSH (1908-2002)

    Georgia O'Keeffe, 1959

    Price Realised  

    YOUSUF KARSH (1908-2002)
    Georgia O'Keeffe, 1959
    gelatin silver print, printed c. 1986
    signed in ink (on the mount); dated in ink and copyright credit stamp (on the reverse of the mount); accompanied by typed letter, signed in ink and dated October 6, 1986
    19 7/8 x 15¾in. (50.8 x 40.5cm.)


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    Karsh's letter to the original owner, accompanying this print, reads as follows: 'I am pleased to learn that your parents' Demitasse and our poodle Clicquot, where [sic] brother and sister, if not cousins. We enjoyed our little poodle for almost 15 years, and we have a garden in his memory. The print of Georgia O'Keeffe is on its way to you under separate cover. With every good wish.'