Lot 80. Lillian Bassman, Barbara Mullen, New York, Harper's Bazaar, circa 1958. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Photo Phillips
Gelatin silver print, printed later.
90.2 x 69.4 cm (35 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)
Signed and numbered 11/25 in pencil on the verso.
Provenance: Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica
Literature: Lillian Bassman, Bulfinch, 1997, pl. 50
D. Solomon, Lillian Bassman: Women, Abrams, 2009, back cover and p. 4
Note: ‘Long necks. The thrust of the head in a certain position. The way the fingers work, fabrics work. It’s all part of my painting background.’ Lillian Bassman