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    William Klein (American, 1928)
    Portrait of Anne-Marie Edvina (Hair), 1961
    Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped
    8-5/8 x 11-5/8 inches (21.9 x 29.5 cm) (image/sheet)
    Signed in pencil by an unknown hand, with New York Herald stamp, verso.

    LITERATURE:
    Bibliotheque National, "Salon International du Portrait Photographie," exhibition catalogue, Paris, April 28-May 24, 1961, illustrated;
    New York Herald Tribune, April 27, 1961, illustrated.

    The subject of the first and only International Salon of Portrait Photography, 21-year old Anne-Marie Edvina was selected for the "rare symmetry of her face." 30 noted photographers were invited to shoot Edvina, ultimately producing a remarkably multifaceted study of a single subject. The photographers ranged from Surrealists Man Ray and Maurice Tabard to photojournalists Robert Doisneau and Edouard Boubat, with Klein using his background as a fashion photographer to contribute this sleek, edgy, almost brooding image.


    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

    Condition Report*: Overall good condition. Impressions of publication annotations on verso visible under raking light. Scattered creasing and horizontal lines of crazing visible under raking light. Creasing and bumping to corners, not visible when mat is closed. Sheet is cornered to board. Window mat measures 16 by 20 inches. Not framed.
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