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Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980) Mock Puppet Theatre (Angelica Welldon and Nina Matleva) for Vogue

Auction:
3010B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3010B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 19, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)

Mock Puppet Theatre (Angelica Welldon and Nina Matleva) for Vogue, 1936. Inscribed "B-92-7" in the negative l.r., stamped "Beaton" in black ink on the verso. Gelatin silver print, image size 7 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (19.7 x 24.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle chemical inconsistencies, slight rippling and silvering to sheet at left edge.

Provenance: Skinner, Inc., September 14, 2000, Sale 2015, Lot 27.
Estimate $1,000-2,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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