PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
Audrey Hepburn, Italy, July 1955
gelatin silver print
stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso)
image/ sheet: 13 ¼ x 10 ½ in. (33.7 x 26.6 cm.)
Each lot of Audrey Hepburn: The Personal Collection will be issued with a Certificate of Provenance, signed by Audrey Hepburn’s sons, Sean Hepburn Ferrer & Luca Dotti. All photographic material (only) will also be stamped as from the sale Audrey Hepburn: The Personal Collection, September 2017, Christie’s.
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Please note this lot is the property of a private collector.
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
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All photographic material across the two Audrey Hepburn auctions has been ink stamped to the reverse with a collection stamp to indicate that it is from Audrey Hepburn’s Personal Collection and was included in these sales. Neutral toned gelatin silver print on semi-gloss double weight paper trimmed to edge. Soft handling creases in the lower left corner and central right portion of print (top). Two 1 inch linear indentations central left portion of print (bush and face) with minute areas of retouching (face) – visible on close inspection. Overall, this print is in good condition. Please note this work is sold unframed.
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