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Robert Capa (Hungarian, 1913-1954) Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
130
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Robert Capa (Hungarian, 1913-1954)

Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot, 1948, printed 1996. Estate label numbered "67/150" and initialed "CC" by Cornell Capa in ink on the verso. Gelatin silver print, image size 14 3/8 x 11 1/2 in. (36.6 x 29.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle handling crimps at left, label affixed to the verso has left an impression on the recto.

Provenance: Purchased from Aperture, New York, by the current owner in 1999. A copy of the original invoice accompanies the lot.

N.B. The print was made from Capa's negative by Teresa Engle in consultation with the photographer's brother Cornell Capa. The cover sheet providing details about the limited edition accompanies the lot.
Estimate $800-1,200


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.

Keywords

Pablo Picasso, Teresa Engle, CAPA, Columbus Association for the Performing Arts, Cornell Capa, Photography, Photography in China, Publishing, Recto and verso, Robert Capa, Visual arts

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