Lot 408: RICHARD AVEDON. In the American West.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
In the American West.
Illustrated with reproductions of Avedon's striking portraits. Folio, black-stamped brown cloth with mounted photographic reproductions on the front and rear covers; acetate dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AVEDON TO MARLON BRANDO.
(New York): (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.), (1985)
WITH--Richard Avedon. Evidence 1944-1994. Folio, photo-pictorial boards; dust jacket. First edition. New York: Random House & Eastman Kodak, (1994).
Richard Avedon and Marlon Brando had been acquainted since at least 1951 when Avedon made his famous photograph of Brando shaving. The inscription reads "For / Marlon / From / Dick /January 1994."