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Richard Avedon (1923-2004) - Presentation Portfolio, 1940's/50's

Lot reference 13093969

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11 x duotone photolithograph prints - with original letter signed by Norma Stevens - folio cover print signed - 1978

Technique: Photolithography
Signature: Not signed
Condition: Fine
Year: 1970's, 1950's, 1940's
Vintage print: Printed later
Titel van kunstwerk: Presentation Portfolio
Artist: Richard Avedon

Rare portfolio with 11 prints advertising Richard Avedon's 1978 retrospective exhibition at the New York Metropolitan Museum.
High quality offset lithographic duotone prints on heavyweight chamois coloured paper
Each image titled and dated bottom left
Folio size - 25cm x 20.5cm
Plate size - 25cm x 20cm
Image size - 16cm x 12.5cm

The covers have light soiling and a few light stress marks and slight edge wear. The plates are all very good with minimal edge tanning, few with slightest bumped corner.

All images themselves are in perfect condition.

Further infos: In 1978 Richard Avedon prepared the "Portfolio of Eleven from Paris" in conjunction with his retrospective exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. The images are from those taken in Paris during the late 1940's and early 1950's. To present this limited edition (75) portfolio of images, Avedon prepared an exquisite presentation portfolio of the same images specially printed by offset lithography. This presentation portfolio has now become a collector's piece. It is this presentation portfolio that is offered here together with authentic letter by Norma Stevens (Mr. Avedon's publicist).

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    DegenRuben January 8, 2018

  • Beautiful photo and professional packing! Great seller!

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