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    RICHARD AVEDON (American, 1923-2004)
    Louis Armstrong, 1956
    Vintage gelatin silver studio work print
    16-5/8 x 14 inches (42.2 x 35.6 cm)
    Various annotations in pencil and ink verso.

    Gift of the photographer to Harris Radin, 1960.

    T. Capote, Observations: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Simon & Schuster, 1959, p. 117, illus.

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

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

    Condition Report*: Unmounted, overall paper size 17 x 14 inches; creases and wear in upper right and left corners, outside of image area; light scattered accretions located in the bottom 3" of the photograph; 5" horizontal cracking in emulsion along bottom edge; 1/2" half moon cracking in emulsion located 8" up and 3" over from bottom left corner; and 2" crack in emulsion located 3" down and 3-1/2" over from top left corner; two half moon crimps in upper right quadrant, only visible in raking light; overall light wear to surface. Annotated 'R7' and '91' in ink with additional pencil annotations on verso.
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    May, 2015
    3rd Sunday
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