Aug 18, 2022 - Sale 2613

Sale 2613 - Lot 124

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500


A group of 13 sets, each with 8 photographs, in glassine envelopes from the iconic studio organized by model or scene.
The selection with 3 duplicates, and includes the sets Dino, The Hayloft (Dino and Joe) (2), Will Seagers, Bill Ford, Sunstruck (Bruno & Will Seagers) (2), Dak & Adam, Kevin Coxe, Bull Dozier, Double Trouble (Josh Kincaid & Franco [Branch Lester]), and Pete Bronsky (2). Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 165.1x114.3 mm; 6 1/2x4 1/2 inches, and the reverse, the sheet slightly larger, one print from each set with the Target Studios copyright stamp on verso; enclosed in the original glassine envelopes, each with a Target Studios stamp and a model's name or set name stamp on the front. 1970s.

Target Studios was created by photographer Jim French and his partner Lou Thomas in the mid-1970s. The studio answered to an underground demographic that craved quality homoerotica after the U.S. Supreme Court banned depictions of male frontal nudity in 1967.