Lot 174 of 350:
Peter Stackpole photograph of Elizabeth Taylor  

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

Title:
Elizabeth Taylor
Author:
Stackpole, Peter
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Publisher:
Date:
1944, later printing
Description:

Gelatin silver print, 24x19.5 cm (9½x7½") on 39.5x34 cm (15x13¼") mount. Matted.

Signed by the photographer on the mount. Classic image of the young and beautiful Elizabeth Taylor at the time of her 1944 breakthrough role in National Velvet. 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.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
290044a
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