Feb 04, 2010 - Sale 2201

Sale 2201 - Lot 283

Price Realized: $ 9,000
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
SVEND KOPPEL (1904-1978) JOSEPHINE BAKER / PRINSESSE TAM - TAM. 1935.
33 1/2x24 1/4 inches. DYVA & Jeppesens Bogtrykkeri.
Condition B+: repaired tears in margins and image; restored losses in left margin; and bottom left corner; restoration along vertical and horizontal folds; restored pin holes in corners.
One of five images chosen by the United States Postal Service in 2008 as part of their "Vintage Black Cinema" 42 cent postage stamp series. Curiously, this movie, one of only four that Baker ever starred in, was filmed in France, in French.