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TONI FRISSELL (1907-1988)
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TONI FRISSELL (1907-1988)

Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida, 1947

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TONI FRISSELL (1907-1988)
Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida, 1947
gelatin silver print
credited and dated with copyright insignia probably by photographer, copyright credit stamp, captioned 'Midsummer Night's Dream' and annotated in another hand, all in ink on verso
8 x 9¾in. (20.3 x 24.7cm.)
Provenance
Christie's New York, 5 October 1995, lot 38;
acquired by present owner.
Literature
Toni Frissell Photographs: 1933-1967, André Deutsch Ltd., 1994, frontispiece titled 'Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida'.
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Lot Essay

Frissell shot this mystical image in the underwater mermaid theatre at Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida. An avid sportswoman, her fashion shots were lauded for posing chic models in sporty, active scenarios.

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