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Lot 38: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) Pierre Mac Orlan, Paris.Platinum House
October 4, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985)
Pierre Mac Orlan, Paris. Silver print on carte-postale paper (trimmed with a small margin), 3 1/8x4 inches (7.9x10.2 cm.). 1927
From the Estate of Allen Oxenburg.
Pierre Mac Orlan was a French novelist and songwriter. He is pictured here with his accordion, which he learned to play as a young man. He would become a feature of the Parisian Bohemian art circles, and played frequently at the Lapin Agile. By the 1920s, Mac Orlan had become a noted film and photography critic.