18 May 2005
LOUIS STETTNER (B.1922)
English Tourists, Paris, c.1951; Family Walking, 14th Arrond., Paris, c.1949
2 gelatin silver prints, the second printed later
the second with blindstamp credit in margin; signed, titled and dated in pencil on verso; each signed and dated, the first titled and annotated 'Paris' in pencil/ink on label on reverse of flush-mount
each approx. 14½ x 13½in. (36.8 x 34.2cm.) (2)
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L. Stettner, Early Joys, New York, 1987, pl.19, 24.
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