HORST P. HORST (1906-1999)
Mainbocher Corset, 1939
gelatin silver print, printed 1980s
blindstamped Photographer's credit (margin); signed, titled and dated in pencil (verso)
image: 1178 x 878 in. (30.1 x 22.4 cm.)
sheet: 1378 x 1078 in. (35.2 x 27.6 cm.)

Private Collection.
French Vogue, December, 1939, pp. 34-35.
Horst P. Horst, Horst: Photographs of a Decade, J. J. Augustin, New York, 1944, p. 89.
Kennedy Fraser, On The Edge: Images from 100 Years of Vogue, Random House, New York, 1992, p. 25.
Nancy Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, Alpine Book Co. Inc., New York, 1979, p. 65.
Valentine Lawford, Horst: His Work and His World, Viking, New York, 1984, p. 184.
David Bailey and Martin Harrison, Shots of Style: Great Fashion Photographs, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1985, cat. no. 71.
Exhibition catalogue, Horst Photographs 1931-1986, Hamilton’s Gallery, Idea Books Edizioni, London 1985, n.p.
Richard J. Tardiff and Lothar Schirmer (eds.), Horst: Sixty Years of Photography, Universe Publishing, New York, 1996, pl. 8.
Susanna Brown, Horst, Photographer of Style, Victorian & Albert Museum, London, 2014, p. 77.

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