Carl van  Vechten, Marlon Brando, 1948

Gelatin Silver Print, 6.75” x 5”. Title, date, and archive number inscribed on verso in pencil. Photographer’s credit stamp on verso and blind-stamped. Estimate: from $3,500 to $4,000

Carl Van Vechten has photographed many of the most prominent artists, musicians and writers of the twentieth century, including Frida Kahlo, Marc Chagall, Georgia O'Keefe, Billie Holiday, Truman Capote and Marlon Brando.

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