Angus McBean (Welsh, B.1904 - D.1990): Audrey Hepburn, London 1951,
Lot 3AR
Angus McBean (Welsh, B.1904 - D.1990): Audrey Hepburn,
London 1951,
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,700 - 4,000

Lot Details
Angus McBean (Welsh, B.1904 - D.1990): Audrey Hepburn,
London 1951,
a black and white silver gelatin print of Audrey Hepburn with her head and shoulders emerging from sand posed amidst classical pillars, signed and dated in white ink by the photographer to the bottom left corner, and inscribed in black ink to the reverse Audrey Hepburn 1951, Her first published picture, Copyright Angus McBean. Mounted and framed, print 16in x 19 1/2in (40.5cm x 50cm)

Footnotes

  • Angus McBean was among the first British photographers to embrace surrealism, as can be seen in this iconic image.

    Provenance:
    The vendor was an acquaintance of Angus McBean via Adrian Woodhouse, who wrote several publications on photography and McBean, and also assisted the vendor in starting his photography career almost 30 years ago.
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It has come to our attention that Lot 133 of the Entertainment Memorabilia auction contained a number of photographs taken and owned by David Bailey. One of these photographs featuring Mick Jagger taken through a fish eye lens was reproduced on the cover of the auction catalogue and on our website. We have removed those photographs from the Lot and changed the catalogue cover and our website

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