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Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979) Four Works: Portraits of Bob Hope, Tallulah Bankhead, John F. Kennedy

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
132
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979)

Four Works: Portraits of Bob Hope, Tallulah Bankhead, John F. Kennedy, and Walter Gropius, 1949, 1952, 1952, and 1958, respectively, printed later. Hope identified and dated in pencil on the verso with artist's copyright stamp, the remainder from an edition of 500 printed in 1978, each signed with embossed stamp l.r., identified and dated in pencil on the verso, artist's copyright stamp with printing date and numbered "5/500," "6/500," and "5/500," respectively, on the verso. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes to 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in., matted, unframed. Condition: Hope and Gropius with minor handling creases l.r.
Estimate $20-200


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Keywords

John F. Kennedy, Bob Hope, Bankhead, Philippe Halsman, Photography, Postage stamp, Tallulah Bankhead, Visual arts, Walter Gropius

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