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Auction Name: 2021 April 12 Photographs Signature Auction - Dallas

Lot Number: 73215

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/8041-73215

Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979)
John F. Kennedy, 1952
Oversized gelatin silver, printed 1972
39-5/8 x 29-1/2 inches (100.6 x 74.9 cm)
Photographer's stamp on mount verso.

This unique print is the largest made of this image.

EXHIBITED:
The print was part of the 1973 Tokyo exhibit "Sight and Insight" organized and traveled throughout Japan by Orion Press.


Condition Report*: Not framed. Overall good condition. Scattered faint hairline scratches and soft creases visible under raking light. Two approximately 1/4-inch scratches visible directly beneath the chin. An approximately 2 1/2-inch repaired tear extending diagonally downward from upper edge in upper left corner. Some rubbing with a few minor associated losses at corners and extreme edges. A few scattered shallow dots and dashes of indentation visible under raking light. Sheet is flush mounted to board support of the same dimensions.
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