Oct 08, 2009 - Sale 2189

Sale 2189 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 3,600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
JAMES VANDERZEE (1886 - 1983)
Couple, Harlem (Couple in Raccoon Coats).

Silver print, 1932. 203x250 mm; 8x9 7/8 inches. Signed, dated and inscribed "N.Y.C." by VanDerZee in the negative, with the VanDerZee estate embossed stamp, lower right recto. Signed and dated by VanDerZee in pencil verso. Printed in 1982 under the supervision of VanDerZee.

This photograph of a Harlem couple dressed in furs and their Cadillac on West 127th Street is VanDerZee's most iconic image.