Aug 18, 2022 - Sale 2613

Sale 2613 - Lot 44

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

CARL VAN VECHTEN (1880-1964)

Portrait of Truman Capote.
Silver print, the image measuring 254x190.5 mm; 10x7 1/2 inches, with Van Vechten's address stamp and the title, date, and archive number in pencil on verso. 1948.

Additional Details

This photograph by Carl Van Vechten of iconic writer Truman Capote was taken in 1948 at the time his novel Other Voices, Other Rooms was published. The acclaimed publication was significant for its frank examination of homosexuality, which was in part autobiographical.