14 November 2006
JACQUES HENRI LARTIGUE
Josette Day on the set of 'Les Aventures du roi Pausole', Eden Roc, Cap d'Antibes, August 1932
gelatin silver print
captioned 'Josette Day', 'Star' and variously annotated by Lartigue, credit reproduction limitation stamp, various notations in other hands in pencil/ink on verso
9¼ x 6½in. (23.4 x 16.5cm.)
From the artist;
by descent to his wife Florette (1921-2000);
acquired by the present owner, 1996.
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Remnants of black paper on the verso suggest that this print was previously pasted in an album.
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