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Peter Ustinov, 1950

Gelatin silver
13 3/4 × 10 3/4 in
34.9 × 27.3 cm
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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 11 inches; cornered in to a window mat; creases to the …

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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 11 inches; cornered in to a window mat; creases to the corners from archival corners; silver mirroring, most noticeable in raking light; one approximate 2 inch crease extending from the upper right corner; a few pinhead sized indentations to the upper left quadrant, most …

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Signed and dated in pencil with the photographer's stamp on verso.
Philippe Halsman
Latvian, 1906–1979
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Philippe Halsman was at one point considered the best photo-portraitist in France. He had an …

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Philippe Halsman was at one point considered the best photo-portraitist in France. He had an incessant interest in faces: “Every face I see seems to hide—and sometimes fleetingly reveal—the mystery of another human being.” Halsman’s photographs of politicians, celebrities, and intellectuals were featured widely in …

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Philippe Halsman, ‘Peter Ustinov’, 1950, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 11 inches; cornered in to a window mat; creases to the …

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Condition Report: Sheet measures 14 x 11 inches; cornered in to a window mat; creases to the corners from archival corners; silver mirroring, most noticeable in raking light; one approximate 2 inch crease extending from the upper right corner; a few pinhead sized indentations to the upper left quadrant, most …

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Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Signed and dated in pencil with the photographer's stamp on verso.
Philippe Halsman
Latvian, 1906–1979
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Philippe Halsman was at one point considered the best photo-portraitist in France. He had an …

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Philippe Halsman was at one point considered the best photo-portraitist in France. He had an incessant interest in faces: “Every face I see seems to hide—and sometimes fleetingly reveal—the mystery of another human being.” Halsman’s photographs of politicians, celebrities, and intellectuals were featured widely in …

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Peter Ustinov, 1950

Gelatin silver
13 3/4 × 10 3/4 in
34.9 × 27.3 cm
Bidding closed
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