1 July 2009
RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
Nastassja Kinski and the Serpent, 14 June 1981
gelatin silver print
signed and numbered '58/200' in pencil on mount; copyright credit reproduction limitation, edition and title stamps on reverse of flush-mount
29 x 43 1/8in. (73.6 x 109.5cm.)
With Hamiltons, London; acquired by present owner.
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Fraser, On the Edge: Images from 100 Years of Vogue, Random House, 1992, pp.232-33; Avedon, Evidence 1944-1994, Random House, 1994, p.163, for a colour variant.
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