Aug 19, 2021 - Sale 2578

Sale 2578 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500


Portrait of George Platt Lynes.
Silver print, the image measuring 203.2x139.7 mm; 8x5 1/2 inches, with Hoyningen-Huene's credit and the sitter's name, in ink, in Glenway Wescott's hand, on verso. Circa 1938.

Additional Details

Ex-collection Monroe Wheeler, who was head of publications at the Museum of Modern Art from 1930-60s. Glenway Wescott, a novelist, poet, and essayist, was Wheeler's longtime partner.