5 October 1999
RICHARD AVEDON (born 1923)
Robert Frank, photographer, Mabou Mines, Nova Scotia
Gelatin silver print. 1975. Signed in ink and title, date and copyright reproduction limitation stamps with negative and edition numbers in ink on the verso. Numbered 13 from an edition of 50.
9.5/8 x 8in. (24.4 x 22.2cm.) Framed.
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See: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Portraits: Richard Avedon, n.p.; Shanahan, Evidence, 1944-1994: Richard Avedon, p. 157.
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