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RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
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RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)

Rudolph Nureyev, 1961

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RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
Rudolph Nureyev, 1961
gelatin silver print
signed and dated '62' in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on reverse of flush-mount
13½ x 10½in. (34.2 x 26.6cm.)
Provenance
From the artist;
to Rudolph Nureyev;
given to the present owner, 1992.
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Lot Essay

According to The Richard Avedon Foundation, this image was taken for Harper's Bazaar on 25 July 1961, only five weeks after Nureyev's defection from the Soviet Union, but was not among the published images from that sitting.
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