Richard Avedon, ‘Jacob Israel Avedon, Father of Photographer, Sarasota 12.19.72’, 1972, Phillips
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Richard Avedon

Jacob Israel Avedon, Father of Photographer, Sarasota 12.19.72, 1972

Gelatin silver print, in the original Plexiglas frame
33 × 32 4/5 in
83.8 × 83.2 cm
Edition 1/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
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From the series of photographs Richard Avedon took of his father, Jacob Israel …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 1/10, inscribed in ink, title, date and reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the canvas flush-mount.
Richard Avedon
American, 1923–2004
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Although Richard Avedon’s celebrated fashion photographs have graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Life, the artist primarily referred to himself as a portrait photographer. Avedon’s fashion shots are profoundly dramatic and dynamic, often capturing the model in motion. Along with his own acquaintances and various ordinary people, Avedon took photographs of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures ranging from Bertrand Russell to Marilyn Monroe. In both his commercial assignments and his portrait work, Avedon’s meticulous approach and penetrating gaze sought to capture the essence of each unique subject and moment in time.

Richard Avedon, ‘Jacob Israel Avedon, Father of Photographer, Sarasota 12.19.72’, 1972, Phillips
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From the series of photographs Richard Avedon took of his father, Jacob Israel Avedon, from 1967 to 1973, emerged some of Avedon’s most moving, personal, and revealing portraits. This work became the sole subject of the photographer’s first monographic New York museum exhibition, Jacob Israel …

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Photography
Signature
Signed in pencil, numbered 1/10, inscribed in ink, title, date and reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the canvas flush-mount.
Richard Avedon
American, 1923–2004
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Although Richard Avedon’s celebrated fashion photographs have graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Life, the artist primarily referred to himself as a portrait photographer. Avedon’s fashion shots are profoundly dramatic and dynamic, often capturing the model in motion. Along with his own acquaintances and various ordinary people, Avedon took photographs of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures ranging from Bertrand Russell to Marilyn Monroe. In both his commercial assignments and his portrait work, Avedon’s meticulous approach and penetrating gaze sought to capture the essence of each unique subject and moment in time.

Richard Avedon

Jacob Israel Avedon, Father of Photographer, Sarasota 12.19.72, 1972

Gelatin silver print, in the original Plexiglas frame
33 × 32 4/5 in
83.8 × 83.2 cm
Edition 1/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
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