Apr 14, 2022 - Sale 2601

Sale 2601 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Lillian Gish as Ophelia in Hamlet for Vanity Fair, February 1963. Silver print, the image measuring 6 3/4x4 5/8 inches (17.1x11.7 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Gish's credit and numeric notations in the negative. 1936; printed 1963

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From the Collection of Bobbi Carrey

The 1963 issue of Vanity Fair was the last single issue until 1983. The article was titled "The Theater: Photographing the Reality Behind the Make Believe" by George Jean Nathan. Steichen wrote about the sitting, which took place at his Umpawaug Pond in West Redding, Connecticut, in his book A Life in Photography.