Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 75

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
CLASSIC HALBERSTADT PORTRAIT (SCIENTISTS.) FREUD, SIGMUND. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To his dear H.W. Frink / Freud / 1922," in German, bust portrait by Halberstadt, showing him holding a cigar and looking into the camera. Inscribed on the mount below the image. 8 3/4x6 1/2 inches (image), 14x10 1/2 inches overall; irregular tear along upper edge of photograph (not affecting portrait), faint aroma of cigars, Halberstadt blind stamp on mount at lower right affecting "Frink" of inscription; framed. Np, 1922

Additional Details

Horace Westlake Frink (1883-1936) was an American psychoanalyst and physician who co-founded the New York Psychoanalytic Society and who became Freud's professional representative in America until mental illness and scandal ended his career.
with--Photograph, half-length portrait by Brainos showing Sigmund Freud standing beside H.W. Frink. Signed by photographer on mount, lower right, in pencil. 13x9 1/2 inches. Np, 1923.