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    RICHARD AVEDON (American, 1923-2004)
    Pair of Portraits of Nakamura Kanzaburo XVII, 1960
    Vintage gelatin silver studio work print
    14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm) (each)

    PROVENANCE:
    Gift of the photographer to Harris Radin, 1960.

    This lot is accompanied by a copy of the letter from the Avedon Foundation.


    Condition Report*: Each unmounted and annotated in ink verso 'R2' and 'R3'. Portrait of Kanzaburo smiling: light undulation to top edge of paper with wear along upper edge on the left side; wear light wear in lower left corner; pinhole sized ink accretion near central right edge.  Second Portrait of Kanzaburo: cracking in upper left corner, outside of image area.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    3rd Sunday
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