Oct 18, 2018 - Sale 2489

Sale 2489 - Lot 92

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
ANDRÉ KÉRTESZ (1894-1985)
Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris. Silver print, the image measuring 7 3/4x9 1/4 inches (19.7x23.5 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Kertész's signature, in pencil, and an alternate title "Paris, Chairs, the Medici Fountain" and negative date, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1925; printed 1970s

Additional Details

Acquired Sotheby's, October 20, 1981, lot 167; to a Private New York Collector.

Borhan, André Kertész: His Life and Work (Bulfinch), p. 133.

Corkin, ed., André Kertész: A Lifetime of Perception (Harry N. Abrams), p. 235.

Greenough, Gurbo, Kennel, André Kertész (Princeton University Press), pl. 39.

Greenough, Snyder, et alia, On the Art of Fixing A Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography (National Gallery of Art/The Art Institute of Chicago), front cover and pl. 244, p. 298.