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

Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, August 1955

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RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, August 1955
gelatin silver print, printed no later than 1979
signed, dated '79', annotated 'Artist Proof', inscribed in ink, title, date and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the verso); signed and inscribed in ink (on the frame backing board)
22½ x 17 7/8in. (57.2 x 45.4cm.)
Provenance
From the artist to previous owner;
gifted to the present owner
Literature
Harper's Bazaar, September 1955; Avedon and Brodkey, Avedon Photographs 1947-1977, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978, pl. 159 and back cover; Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, Alpine Book Co., 1979, p. 137; Harrison and Bailey, Shots of Style: Great Fashion Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985, cat. no. 7; Harrison, Appearances: Fashion Photography since 1945, Jonathan Capem, 1991, p. 73; Avedon, Evidence, 1944-1994, Random House, 1994, p. 53

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