Oct 21, 2021 - Sale 2583

Sale 2583 - Lot 84

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
Frida Kahlo. Silver print, the image measuring 9 1/2x7 1/4 inches (24.1x18.4 cm.), the mount 16x13 1/4 inches (40.6x33.7 cm.), with Bravo's signature and notation México, in pencil, on mount recto, his notation "12 - Frieda [sic] Kahlo," also in pencil, on mount verso, and his later inscription to Evelyne Daitz, also in pencil, on the overmat. 1937; printed 1940s-50s

Additional Details

From Sotheby's, New York, 1992; to Evelyne Z. Daitz, New York.

Accompanied by a typed note on Witkin Gallery letterhead: "Manuel Alvarez Bravo was at The Witkin Gallery Looked at the Frida Kahlo (with dress) photograph and told EZD that the print was an excellent copy probably printed by him in the 1940s. At the same time, Manuel signed the overmat for Evelyne. As of today, according to M.A.B. the negative for this photograph is lost!"