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    RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
    Sunny Harnett, Evening Dress by Gres, Casino, Le Touquet, August 1954
    Used in the September, 1954 issue of Harper's Bazaar
    17.75in x 14in. (sight size)
    Signed in pencil "Avedon 31/75" on verso. Printed on the occasion of Avedon's retrospective exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 13 - November 5, 1978.

    Harper's Bazaar was known for innovative fashion photography under art director Alexey Brodovitch, and the top photographer contributing was Avedon. On this photo, Sunny Harnett, a prominent model of the day, sports a dress by designer Madame Gres.


    More information about RICHARD AVEDON, also known as Avedon, Richard, Richard Avedon.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    31st Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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