Unseen Polaroids of Kate Moss Taken by Designer Tom Ford
Three unique and unseen Polaroids of Kate Moss, taken by the fashion designer Tom Ford during a fitting for Gucci's Spring/Summer 1997 collection, will go under the hammer as part of Dreweatts & Blo
doing a story on Terence Stamp as the hot young star of the time and he was going out with Jean. I wanted these two as the faces of the sixties, which to me, they were.” [Lot 204]
In a new initiative for Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions, this sale contains a selection of 80 lots that don’t carry a reserve. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Head of Photography, Sarah Wheeler said: “Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are always looking at new ways to open ourselves up to new markets. This section of our sale is accessible to collectors with a range of budgets, and includes photographs by renowned
photographers such as Brassai and William Klein, as well as photography by unknown and emerging artists.” The selection also includes press prints of The Royal Family and photographs of The Beatles, Marlene Dietrich and playwright Arthur Miller.
The sale is on view at Bloomsbury House, Maddox Street, London from Sunday - Thursday, 22-27th February. Online bidding with no additional premium will be available via www.bloomsburyauctions.com
Cecil Beaton (1904-1980)
David Hockney and Henry Geldzahler, 1969 and nine other portaits, 1930s-1960s
10 gelatin silver prints, printed before 1979, all annotated in pencil in unknown hand versos,
All aproximately 19 x 19cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/2in)
Sitters include Edith Sitwell, 1962; Mae West, 1970; H.G. Wells, 1932; Jiddu Krishnamurti, 1967; W.H. Auden, 1937; George Balanchine, 1960s; Aldous Huxley, 1934; Picasso,1965 and Bernard Berenson, 1955.
Peter Basch (1921-2004)
Brigitte Bardot, Madrid, 1956 (set of 2)
Two gelatin silver prints, each signed, titled, dated and annotated 'vintage' in pencil with photographer's stamp verso,
22.7 x 28cm (9 x 11in); 35.5 x 28cm (14 x 11in)
Richard Sadler (b. 1927)
Weegee the Famous, Coventry, 1963
Inkjet print on Alumina paper, printed later, signed and numbered 1/6 in black ink in the margin,
39.6 x 33.8cm (15 1/2 x 13 3/8in)
This print was specifically printed this size to show Weegee at life size.
This lot also includes a signed and limited edition poster by Sadler.
Jim Marshall (1936-2010)
Jimi Hendrix, 1967
Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed, titled and dated in ink in the margin,
31.5 x 46.5cm (12 1/8 x 18 3/8in)
Tony Duran (b.1968)
Cindy Crawford, LA, 2005
Giclee print on Epson paper, signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/10 in ink in the margin,
62 x 51cm (24 3/8 x 20in)
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