Lot 175 of 350:
Jeanne Crain bubblebath photo for Life Magazine  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Jeanne Crain - bubble bath photograph for Life Magazine cover
Author:
Stackpole, Peter
Place:
Hollywood, California
Publisher:
Date:
1946 (later printing)
Description:

Gelatin silver print, 23.5x19 cm (9½x7½") on 39.5x34 cm (15x13½") mount. Matted.

Signed by the photographer on the mount. Classic image of actor in a bubble bath, taken on the set of the film "Maggie." This image was used for the cover of the September 30, 1946 issue of Life Magazine. Peter Stackpole (1913-1997) was one of the original staff photographers for Life Magazine, working for the magazine from 1936 to 1960. He is best known for his images of Hollywood celebrities and for his photographs of the construction of the bridges spanning the San Francisco Bay. The photographer's home was destroyed in the Oakland Hills fire of 1991, along with the majority of his prints and negatives. Provenance: from the photographer's estate, by descent.

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Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
291641
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