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b. 1918 - d. 2002

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          • Sid Avery
            Oct. 20, 2023

            Sid Avery

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            (American, 1918-2002) James Dean on Marfa, Texas Set of "Giant", 1955, signed, titled, dated, and edition 15/70 verso, 1976 artist stamp verso (presumably printed in 1976), image 14-1/4 x 14-1/4 in., black finished wood frame 22-1/2 x 22-1/4 in. Provenance: Jackson Fine Art Gallery (label verso); An Important Atlanta Collection

            Brunk Auctions
          • Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002) Silver Print On Paper, 1952, Humphrey Bogart And Lauren Bacall, H 14.8" W 18.8"
            Sep. 15, 2023

            Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002) Silver Print On Paper, 1952, Humphrey Bogart And Lauren Bacall, H 14.8" W 18.8"

            Est: $1,000 - $2,000

            With Avery's signature in pencil, negative date and his copyright hand stamp, on verso. Sheet Size: H 16" W 20"

            DuMouchelles
          • Signed Sid Avery Offset Lithograph What Elephant
            Sep. 14, 2023

            Signed Sid Avery Offset Lithograph What Elephant

            Est: $100 - $150

            Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002). Offset lithograph print of Buster Keaton, What Elephant? Signed in the plate and pencil signed and dated 1964 lower right. 20" x 22". Unframed. Stored rolled. From the estate of Maurice Binder. Born in 1918, Maurice Binder was an American film title designer, best known for his work on 14 James Bond films, including Dr. No. He died in 1991 at the age of 72.

            Willow Auction House
          • SID AVERY (American, 1918-2002) James Dean on the Set of 'Rebel Without a Cause' 1955 silver gelatin photograph, ed. 22/70 46.5 x 36.
            Jul. 19, 2023

            SID AVERY (American, 1918-2002) James Dean on the Set of 'Rebel Without a Cause' 1955 silver gelatin photograph, ed. 22/70 46.5 x 36.

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            SID AVERY (American, 1918-2002) James Dean on the Set of 'Rebel Without a Cause' 1955 silver gelatin photograph, ed. 22/70 artist's name, title, date, edition and copyright inscribed on frame verso 46.5 x 36.5cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Sydney OTHER NOTES: "Sid Avery was an American photographer who was best known for capturing the private moments of legendary Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn, as seen in his book, 'Hollywood at Home: A Family Album 1950-1965', published in 1990. Avery's work in the 1950s and 60s was a departure from the glamorised portraits of an earlier Hollywood era when images of the stars were tightly controlled by the major film studios. It was often featured in publications such as Life, Look, Colliers and The Saturday Evening Post." (Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney)

            Leonard Joel
          • SID AVERY (American, 1918-2002) Nat "King" Cole performs at Ciro's Night Club. In the audience Jack Palance (left) and Gig Young (ri..
            Jul. 19, 2023

            SID AVERY (American, 1918-2002) Nat "King" Cole performs at Ciro's Night Club. In the audience Jack Palance (left) and Gig Young (ri..

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            SID AVERY (American, 1918-2002) Nat "King" Cole performs at Ciro's Night Club. In the audience Jack Palance (left) and Gig Young (right) 1954 silver gelatin photograph, ed. 22/70 signed, titled, dated and editioned verso (concealed), photocopy on backing verso 36.5 x 46.5cm PROVENANCE: Private collection, Sydney EXHIBITIONS: Hollywood at Home, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 July - 5 October 1992 (another impression) LITERATURE: Byron, S., Hollywood at Home: Photographs by Sid Avery, Sydney, 1992, cat.no. 30 (illus., another impression) OTHER NOTES: "Sid Avery was an American photographer who was best known for capturing the private moments of legendary Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn, as seen in his book, 'Hollywood at Home: A Family Album 1950-1965', published in 1990. Avery's work in the 1950s and 60s was a departure from the glamorised portraits of an earlier Hollywood era when images of the stars were tightly controlled by the major film studios. It was often featured in publications such as Life, Look, Colliers and The Saturday Evening Post." (Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney) Other impressions of this photograph are in the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; and Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham.

            Leonard Joel
          • Sid Avery
            Jul. 15, 2023

            Sid Avery

            Est: $700 - $900

            (American, 1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall at Home, 1952, signed and inscribed mat recto "Dear Susan, Let there always be peace in your life/all my love/Sid Avery", also signed in pencil, stamped, and dated 1952 print verso, silver gelatin print, sheet 11 x 14 in.; wood frame, 15-1/2 x 17-3/4 in. Provenance: From the Estate of Susan Holden, Asheville, North Carolina

            Brunk Auctions
          • Sid Avery (1918-2002): Audrey Hepburn on Her Bike
            May. 20, 2023

            Sid Avery (1918-2002): Audrey Hepburn on Her Bike

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            Sid Avery 1918-2002 Audrey Hepburn on Her Bike with her Dog Famous at Paramount Studios platinum/palladium print 1957 (printed later); signed, titled, dated, and numbered 1/10, and with the photographer's copyright stamp verso

            Abell Auction
          • AVERY, Sid (b. 1918-2002). Group of 2 large photographic pr...
            Mar. 30, 2023

            AVERY, Sid (b. 1918-2002). Group of 2 large photographic pr...

            Est: $200 - $400

            AVERY, Sid (b. 1918-2002). Group of 2 large photographic prints, each signed by Avery. [Warner Brothers/Apex Editions, 1999]. Photographs are of Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor. Each is one of 100 copies (#22 and #10, respectively). Visible areas: 18 ½ x 14”. Each is matted, framed, and glazed (frame sizes: 27 x 23”). Each with COA from Warner Brothers/Apex Editions. Fine.

            Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
          • Sid Avery  (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn on her bicycle with her dog "Famous" at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1957  
            Dec. 06, 2022

            Sid Avery  (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn on her bicycle with her dog "Famous" at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1957  

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            Sid Avery  (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn on her bicycle with her dog "Famous" at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1957   Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed, titled, dated, numbered 'AP' in pencil and copyright credit stamp on the verso.   image: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2in (31.7 x 24.1cm.) sheet: 14 x 11in. (35.5 x 28cm.) An Important Western Collection

            Hindman
          • Sid Avery - Steve McQueen - Offset Lithograph 18" x 24"
            Aug. 09, 2022

            Sid Avery - Steve McQueen - Offset Lithograph 18" x 24"

            Est: $50 - $75

            "Steve McQueen" by Sid Avery, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 18 x 24 inches, with an image size of 9.75 x 19.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details:

            DUMBO Auctions
          • Sid Avery (1918 - 2002), Audrey Hepburn on bike with her dog ‘Famous’ at Paramount Studios, 1957
            Jul. 01, 2022

            Sid Avery (1918 - 2002), Audrey Hepburn on bike with her dog ‘Famous’ at Paramount Studios, 1957

            Est: £4,000 - £6,000

            Sid Avery (1918 - 2002) Audrey Hepburn on bike with her dog ?Famous? at Paramount Studios, 1957. Gelatin silver print, printed later. 40.6 x 50.8 cm (15 9/10 x 20 in.) Signed in pencil with photographer?s stamp on the verso. Provenance Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

            Sloane Street Auctions
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn with her dog "Famous," Paramount Studios.
            Oct. 21, 2021

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn with her dog "Famous," Paramount Studios.

            Est: $2,500 - $3,500

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn with her dog "Famous," Paramount Studios. Silver print, the image measuring 13 1/8x10 1/8 inches (33.3x25.7 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Avery's signature, in pencil, and his copyright hand stamp with the file number and date, on verso. 1957; printed 1970s

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Gelatin silver print on paper by Sid Avery
            Sep. 20, 2021

            Gelatin silver print on paper by Sid Avery

            Est: $500 - $800

            Gelatin silver print on paper underglass (10.75"x7.5") "Ike, portrait of President Eisenhower" by Sid Avery (1918-2002), signed on the mount lower right, dated 1961

            International Auction Gallery
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) Paul Newman and Joann Woodward.
            May. 27, 2021

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Paul Newman and Joann Woodward.

            Est: $1,200 - $1,800

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Paul Newman and Joann Woodward. Silver print, the image measuring 10 1/4x11 inches (26x27.9 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Avery's signature and negative date, in pencil, and his copyright hand stamp, on verso; and his signature and date again, in pencil, on the overmat. 1958; printed 1960s

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
            May. 27, 2021

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.

            Est: $1,200 - $1,800

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Silver print, the image measuring 10 1/2x13 3/8 inches (26.7x34 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Avery's signature and negative date, in pencil, and his copyright hand stamp, on verso; and his signature and date again, in pencil, on the overmat. 1952; printed 1960s

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • SID AVERY - GIANT
            Apr. 08, 2021

            SID AVERY - GIANT

            Est: $200 - $400

            Lot 44 Sid Avery American (1918-2002) Giant (1955) silver gelatin print pencil signed lower right, numbered 3/950 sheet: 22 x 17 3/4 inches Provenance: From the estate of Bruce Teleky

            Capsule Gallery Auction
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn with her dog "Famous," Paramount Studios.
            Mar. 11, 2021

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn with her dog "Famous," Paramount Studios.

            Est: $3,000 - $4,500

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn with her dog "Famous," Paramount Studios. Silver print, the image measuring 17x13 3/8 inches (43.2x34 cm.), the sheet 16x19 1/2 inches (40.6x49.5 cm.), with Avery's signature and edition notation A/P, his copyright hand stamp with the negative date and file number, in pencil, and the title, also in pencil, in an unknown hand; accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. 1957; printed 2000

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) Elizabeth Taylor on the set of "Giant."
            Mar. 11, 2021

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Elizabeth Taylor on the set of "Giant."

            Est: $3,000 - $4,500

            SIGNED BY ELIZABETH TAYLOR SID AVERY (1918-2002) Elizabeth Taylor on the set of "Giant." Silver print, the image measuring 10 1/4x9 7/8 inches (26x25.1 cm.), the sheet 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), with Elizabeth Taylor's signature and inscription to Avery "I've always loved this picture!" in ink, on recto, and Avery's signature, in pencil, and his copyright hand stamp with the negative date and file number, in pencil, on verso. 1955; printed early 1970s

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) James Dean puts his feet up and lights a cigarette during a break in shooting the film "Giant" in Marfa, TX.
            Mar. 11, 2021

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) James Dean puts his feet up and lights a cigarette during a break in shooting the film "Giant" in Marfa, TX.

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) James Dean puts his feet up and lights a cigarette during a break in shooting the film "Giant" in Marfa, TX. Silver print, the image measuring 15x14 1/2 inches (38.1x36.8 cm.), the sheet 20x16 inches (50.8x40.6 cm.), with Avery's signature, title, negative date, negative notation, and edition notation 16/70, in pencil, and his copyright hand stamp, on verso. 1955; printed 1970s

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Sid Avery - James Dean on Location for 'Giant' In Marfa, Texas
            Jan. 28, 2021

            Sid Avery - James Dean on Location for 'Giant' In Marfa, Texas

            Est: $200 - $400

            Lot 66 Sid Avery American (1918-2002) James Dean on Location for 'Giant' In Marfa, Texas (1955) silver gelatin contact sheet pencil signed lower right, numbered 4/950 image: 14 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches sheet: 22 x 17 3/4 inches Provenance: The Estate of Bruce Teleky

            Capsule Gallery Auction
          • SID AVERY. JAMES DEAN. A Sid Avery signed twenty-nine image contact sheet photographic print.
            Oct. 14, 2020

            SID AVERY. JAMES DEAN. A Sid Avery signed twenty-nine image contact sheet photographic print.

            Est: $200 - $400

            SID AVERY. JAMES DEAN. A Sid Avery signed twenty-nine image contact sheet photographic print. Selected images of James Dean and other cast members on the set of Giant, 1955; Marfa, Texas. Framed. the sheet 15 1/4 x 13in (39 x 33cm)

            Andrew Jones Auctions
          • Sid Avery (1918-2002); Elizabeth Taylor Sunning Herself on the Set of 'Giant', Marfa, Texas;
            Dec. 17, 2019

            Sid Avery (1918-2002); Elizabeth Taylor Sunning Herself on the Set of 'Giant', Marfa, Texas;

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            Sid Avery (1918-2002) Elizabeth Taylor Sunning Herself on the Set of 'Giant', Marfa, Texas, 1955 Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed, titled, dated numbered '51/70' in pencil and credit stamp on the verso. 17 1/2 x 13 5/8in (44.5 x 34.7cm) sheet 20 x 16in (50.8 x 40.6cm) For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

            Bonhams
          • Sid Avery (1918-2002); Audrey Hepburn on her Bike with Her Dog 'Famous' at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles;
            Dec. 17, 2019

            Sid Avery (1918-2002); Audrey Hepburn on her Bike with Her Dog 'Famous' at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles;

            Est: $3,000 - $4,000

            Sid Avery (1918-2002) Audrey Hepburn on her Bike with Her Dog 'Famous' at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, 1957 Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed, titled, dated, numbered 'A/P' in pencil and copyright credit stamp on the verso. 12 1/2 x 9 1/2in (31.8 x 24.1cm) sheet 14 x 11in (35.6 x 28cm) For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

            Bonhams
          • SID AVERY (1918–2002)
            May. 24, 2019

            SID AVERY (1918–2002)

            Est: €2,500 - €3,000

            James Dean on the set of ‘Giant’, 1955 Gelatin silver print, printed in the 1970s 25,5 x 25,5 cm Signed by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, his copyright stamp and date stamp on the reverse The buyers premium for all items exported out of E.C. (European Community) is 25%. For items marked with *, sold and/or shipped within the E.C. the premium is 25% plus 20% VAT on hammer price and premium. For all other items (without *) sold and/or shipped within the E.C. (European Community) the premium is 30% (including VAT).

            OstLicht Auctions
          • Sid Avery - James Dean
            Mar. 27, 2018

            Sid Avery - James Dean

            Est: $50 - $75

            "James Dean" by Sid Avery, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 22 x 17.75 inches, with an image size of 14.5 x 12 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: Small .25 inch break in the lower left corner of the print.

            DUMBO Auctions
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and their son, Stephen, in front of their home in Holmby Hills, in Bogie's XF 12
            Feb. 15, 2018

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and their son, Stephen, in front of their home in Holmby Hills, in Bogie's XF 12

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and their son, Stephen, in front of their home in Holmby Hills, in Bogie's XF 120 Jaguar. Silver print, the image measuring 14 3/8x18 1/4 inches (36.5x46.4 cm.), the sheet 16x20 inches (40.6x50.8 cm.), with Avery's signature and title, in pencil, and his copyright hand stamp, with the date, in pencil, on verso. 1952; printed 1970s

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Sid Avery - Marlon Brando
            Feb. 08, 2018

            Sid Avery - Marlon Brando

            Est: $125 - $175

            "Marlon Brando" by Sid Avery, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 31.5 x 23.5 inches, with an image size of 20.5 x 19.75 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age. Additional details:

            DUMBO Auctions
          • Sid Avery - Ocean's Eleven
            Feb. 08, 2018

            Sid Avery - Ocean's Eleven

            Est: $125 - $175

            "Ocean's Eleven" by Sid Avery, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 20 x 22 inches, with an image size of 8 x 17.25 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details:

            DUMBO Auctions
          • Sid Avery - Steve McQueen
            Feb. 08, 2018

            Sid Avery - Steve McQueen

            Est: $50 - $150

            "Steve McQueen" by Sid Avery, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 18 x 24 inches, with an image size of 9.75 x 19.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details:

            DUMBO Auctions
          • Sid Avery - James Dean
            Jan. 30, 2018

            Sid Avery - James Dean

            Est: $50 - $150

            "James Dean" by Sid Avery, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 22 x 17.75 inches, with an image size of 14.5 x 12 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling. Additional details: Small .25 inch break in the lower left corner of the print.

            DUMBO Auctions
          • SID AVERY (AMERICAN, B.1918-D.2002): JAMES DEAN, Texas, 1955,
            Jun. 28, 2017

            SID AVERY (AMERICAN, B.1918-D.2002): JAMES DEAN, Texas, 1955,

            Est: £800 - £1,200

            SID AVERY (AMERICAN, B.1918-D.2002): JAMES DEAN, Texas, 1955, a giclee black and white portrait print of James Dean with a Bolex camera on the Marfa, Texas set of the film “Giant”, signed, dated, and inscribed by the photographer on the reverse, and numbered 20/70, 11 in x 13 1/2 in (28cm x 34cm)

            Bonhams
          • Marlon Brando, c. 1955
            May. 31, 2015

            Marlon Brando, c. 1955

            Est: $1,200 - $1,600

            Signed, stamped and editioned on verso From the numbered edition of 30 Provenance: Focus on Aids Fundraiser 1991, documentation sheet on verso

            Santa Monica Auctions
          • Sid Avery, Archival Pigment Print, 'Ocean's Eleven Cast', 1960
            Apr. 29, 2015

            Sid Avery, Archival Pigment Print, 'Ocean's Eleven Cast', 1960

            Est: $9,600 - $12,000

            Archival pigment print on acid free art paper USA, 1960 printed 1978 Sid Avery (1918-2002) - American photographer and director Numbered in pencil lower right '6/11' Titled, extensively inscribed and dated in pencil verso '"Ocean's Eleven" cast, 1960' With artist's estate copyright reproduction limitation ink stamp verso Signed by Ron Avery, dated and numbered in pencil verso '1978 / Ron Avery / 6/11' Image dimensions: 37 ½ x 56 in. (95.3 x 142.2 cm.) Sheet dimensions: 41 ½ x 60 in. (105.4 x 152.4 cm.) Very good condition While on assignment for the Saturday Evening Post for an article featuring Sammy Davis Jr., Sid Avery was invited onto the set of the original "Ocean's 11". After a scene around a pool table, Avery asked if he could take a still of the group, arranging the actors around the table to his liking. The result is this iconic image, featuring some of Hollywood's biggest names at the time including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Norman Fell, Richard Conte, Richard Benedict, Joey Bishop, Clem Harvey, Peter Lawford, Buddy Lester, Henry Silva, Akim Tamiroff and, of course, Sammy Davis, Jr. Executed in 1960 and printed in 1978, this archival pigment print on acid free art paper is numbered six from an edition of eleven. The work is titled, extensively inscribed and dated in pencil verso, with the artist's estate copyright reproduction limitation ink stamp verso. It is signed by Ron Avery, the executor of the Sid Avery estate, and dated and numbered. The sheet measures 41 ½ x 60 inches. Four small (less than 1/8 in) tears in extreme center right margin. Otherwise excellent condition. Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002) American photographer and director Sid Avery was renowned for capturing the private moments of Hollywood icons, including Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Aubrey Hepburn and Marlon Brando. Avery's work appeared in the Saturday Evening Post, Look and Colliers, and was among the preeminent photographers working with celebrities. In an effort to preserve the work of early Hollywood photographers, he founded the Hollywood Photographer's Archive (HPA), known today as mptvimages.com.

            Auctionata US
          • 1986 Avery James Dean, On the Set of "Giant" Poster
            Apr. 16, 2015

            1986 Avery James Dean, On the Set of "Giant" Poster

            Est: $50 - $100

            Artist Name: Avery, Sid Title: James Dean, On the Set of "Giant" Medium: Offset Lithograph Edition Size: 1000 Year: 1986 Paper Size: 24 x 18 inches Image Size: 14.25 x 12 inches Condition: A: Mint Notes: Original poster created for an exhibition of Sid Avery's photographs at a gallery in Manhattan in the early 80's. Printed on thick paper, the collage of shots taken on the set of "Giant" look clear and crisp. Very high quality reproduction.

            DUMBO Auctions
          • Sid Avery, Alfred Hitchcock in His Office, USA, 1957
            Jan. 08, 2015

            Sid Avery, Alfred Hitchcock in His Office, USA, 1957

            Est: €1,360 - €1,700

            Gelatin silver print on baryta paper USA, 1957, printed later in 1986 Sid Avery (1918-2002) - US-American photographer On verso with several, partially handwritten complemented copyright stamps of the photographer and the Hollywood Photographers Archives as well as the stamp of the photo agency Grazia Neri, pasted over with the label 'Photo Masi' Image dimensions: 18 x 18.1 cm Good condition Sid Avery is famous for his photographs showing Hollywood stars in private moments; signed and numbered photographs fetch up to €3,750 at international auctions This photo was taken during an interview with the director Alfred Hitchcock that led Pete Martin from the Saturday Evening Post, for which also Sid Avery worked as a freelance photographer. It took place in Hitchcock's office at Universal Studios on July 27, 1957. The gelatin silver print shows on verso several, partly handwritten complemented copyright stamps of the photographer and the Hollywood Photographers Archives as well as the stamp of photo agency Grazia Neri. The latter pasted over with the label 'Photo Masi'. The print is in good condition considering its age with occasional creases and faintly visible bumped corners. The image measures 18 x 18.1 cm, the sheet 25.2 x 20.1 cm. Sid Avery (1918- 2002) Sid Avery was born in Akron, Ohio, as the youngest of six children. A year later the family moved to Los Angeles, where Avery grows up and learns early from his uncle, the landscape and architectural photographer Max Tach, the basics of photography. After his graduation, he first worked in a camera store and additionally attended evening classes in photography. During the Second World War he worked for the U.S. Army in the central photo lab in London. After the war, Avery began to photograph movie stars like Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Especially his pictures of private moments of the stars made him famous. Later, Avery was a successful commercial photographer and founded the Hollywood Photographers Archives to preserve the history of Hollywood in photographs. (fea) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance. Due to the legal obligation for the resale royalty in the art market the following applies: As a result of its membership in the AV Kunst, Auctionata charges additionally to the hammer price the contribution to the AV Kunst of currently 2.1% of the revenues from the sale of fine arts and photographs pro rata towards the buyer. More information about royalty right in our T&C.

            Auctionata Paddle8 AG
          • AVERY, SID (1918-2002) "Steve McQueen Driving his 1957 XK-55 Jaguar Through Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills."
            Dec. 11, 2014

            AVERY, SID (1918-2002) "Steve McQueen Driving his 1957 XK-55 Jaguar Through Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills."

            Est: $600 - $900

            AVERY, SID (1918-2002) "Steve McQueen Driving his 1957 XK-55 Jaguar Through Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills." Silver print, 6 3/8x13 inches (16.2x33 cm.), with Avery's facsimile signature and copyright hand stamps, and the title and dates, in ink and pencil, in Ron Avery's handwriting, on verso. 1957-60; printed 1978

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Eight Photographs by Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002) and Bob Willoughby (American, 1927-2009)
            Nov. 20, 2014

            Eight Photographs by Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002) and Bob Willoughby (American, 1927-2009)

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            Comprising six photographs by American photographer Sid Avery and two photographs by American photographer Bob Willoughby; Appear to be gelatin silver prints, no visible signatures or stamps, matted individually and framed in two sets of four in Plexiglass; Each framed group: Height 50 1/2 in. x Width 50 1/2 in. Dimensions of individual photographs in first group: Height 9.5 in. x Width 9.5 in. Dimensions in second group: Height 14 in. x Width 9 in.;

            Lofty
          • Sid Avery, Alfred Hitchcock in His Office, USA, 1957
            Oct. 31, 2014

            Sid Avery, Alfred Hitchcock in His Office, USA, 1957

            Est: €1,920 - €2,400

            Gelatin silver print on baryta paper USA, 1957, printed later in 1986 Sid Avery (1918-2002) - US-American photographer On verso with several, partially handwritten complemented copyright stamps of the photographer and the Hollywood Photographers Archives as well as the stamp of the photo agency Grazia Neri, pasted over with the label 'Photo Masi' Image dimensions: 18 x 18.1 cm Good condition Sid Avery is famous for his photographs showing Hollywood stars in private moments; signed and numbered photographs fetch up to €3,750 at international auctions This photo was taken during an interview with the director Alfred Hitchcock that led Pete Martin from the Saturday Evening Post, for which also Sid Avery worked as a freelance photographer. It took place in Hitchcock's office at Universal Studios on July 27, 1957. The gelatin silver print shows on verso several, partly handwritten complemented copyright stamps of the photographer and the Hollywood Photographers Archives as well as the stamp of photo agency Grazia Neri. The latter pasted over with the label 'Photo Masi'. The print is in good condition considering its age with occasional creases and faintly visible bumped corners. The image measures 18 x 18.1 cm, the sheet 25.2 x 20.1 cm. Sid Avery (1918- 2002) Sid Avery was born in Akron, Ohio, as the youngest of six children. A year later the family moved to Los Angeles, where Avery grows up and learns early from his uncle, the landscape and architectural photographer Max Tach, the basics of photography. After his graduation, he first worked in a camera store and additionally attended evening classes in photography. During the Second World War he worked for the U.S. Army in the central photo lab in London. After the war, Avery began to photograph movie stars like Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Especially his pictures of private moments of the stars made him famous. Later, Avery was a successful commercial photographer and founded the Hollywood Photographers Archives to preserve the history of Hollywood in photographs. (fea) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance. Due to the legal obligation for the resale royalty in the art market the following applies: As a result of its membership in the AV Kunst, Auctionata charges additionally to the hammer price the contribution to the AV Kunst of currently 2.1% of the revenues from the sale of fine arts and photographs pro rata towards the buyer. More information about royalty right in our T&C.

            Auctionata Paddle8 AG
          • AVERY, SID (1918-2002) "James Dean on Location for 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas."
            Oct. 17, 2014

            AVERY, SID (1918-2002) "James Dean on Location for 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas."

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            AVERY, SID (1918-2002) "James Dean on Location for 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas." Silver print, 12 3/4x9 3/4 inches (32.4x24.8 cm.), with Avery's signature, in pencil, and the title, date, edition notation 08/70, and file number, also in pencil, in an unknown hand, and with his copyright hand stamp, all on verso. 1955; printed 1976

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Photograph, Sid Avery, Bogart, Becall, and Stephen in their Living Room
            Jun. 15, 2014

            Photograph, Sid Avery, Bogart, Becall, and Stephen in their Living Room

            Est: $600 - $800

            Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002), Bogart, Becall, and Stephen in their Living Room, 1952, gelatin silver print, pencil signed and dated verso and on mat, stamped verso, image: 10"h x 13"w, overall: 20"h x 16"w

            Clars Auctions
          • Sid Avery, James Dean on the set of "Rebel without a cause", 1955
            May. 30, 2014

            Sid Avery, James Dean on the set of "Rebel without a cause", 1955

            Est: €1,500 - €1,800

            Signed in pencil and edition stamp, therein dated and negative number in an unknown hand, as well as annotated in an unknown hand on the verso. Editioned 19/70.

            Kunsthaus Lempertz KG
          • AVERY, SID (1918-2002) Kim Novak in her Los Angeles home.
            Dec. 12, 2013

            AVERY, SID (1918-2002) Kim Novak in her Los Angeles home.

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            AVERY, SID (1918-2002) Kim Novak in her Los Angeles home. Silver print, 15x14 3/8 inches (38.1x36.5 cm.), with Avery's signature, title, date, and edition notation 22/70, in pencil, and his hand stamp, on verso. 1956; printed circa 1980

            Swann Auction Galleries
          • Avery, Sid: Rock Hudson Washing his Car
            Dec. 04, 2013

            Avery, Sid: Rock Hudson Washing his Car

            Est: €300 - €450

            "Rock Hudson Washing his Car". Gelatin silver print on Agfa paper. 1952/printed 1970s. 37,5 x 46,5 cm (image); 40,5 x 50,5 cm (paper). Signed, titled, dated, editioned 16/70 and copyrighted in pencil on the verso. Complete title: "Rock Hudson Washing his Car, photographed outside his Hollywood Hills Home in 1952 for the Saturday Evening Post". The American photographer Sid Avery is best known for his intimate photographs of legendary Hollywood stars, such as the image here of Rock Hudson taken at the height of his career. Framed. Literature: Sid Avery. Hollywood at Home. A Family Album. 1950 - 1965. New York 1990, ill.

            Galerie Bassenge
          • Sid Avery, Steve McQueen in his 1957 Jaguar XKSS
            Mar. 09, 2013

            Sid Avery, Steve McQueen in his 1957 Jaguar XKSS

            Est: $400 - $600

            STEVE AVERY (1918-2002), Steve McQueen in his 1957 Jaguar XKSS, driving through Nichols Canyon, Hollywood CA, 1960. Silver print. Press print, 1978. Unsigned. Exhibition label: Apex Fine Art. Tinsel - Stars that Shine.

            Philips Auction House
          • Sid Avery, Steve McQueen with his Jaguar XK-SS
            Mar. 09, 2013

            Sid Avery, Steve McQueen with his Jaguar XK-SS

            Est: $300 - $500

            SID AVERY (1918 - 2002). Steve McQueen with his Jaguar XK-SS, 1960. Photographic print. Press print. Unsigned. Exhibition label: Apex Fine Art. A Tribute to Sid Avery.

            Philips Auction House
          • Sid AVERY (1918-2002) Marlon Brando, 1955
            Feb. 01, 2013

            Sid AVERY (1918-2002) Marlon Brando, 1955

            Est: €300 - €400

            Sid AVERY (1918-2002) Marlon Brando, 1955 Épreuve gélatino-argentique d'époque. Cachet du photographe au dos. 20 x 25 cm avec marges.

            Piasa
          • Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002)
            Jan. 13, 2013

            Sid Avery (American, 1918-2002)

            Est: $700 - $1,000

            Marlon Brando at Home, 1955/1976 Gelatin silver print, signed in pencil, titled, dated and numbered 16/20 on verso, with artist's studio inkstamp, printed 1976. 9 x 9in

            Bonhams
          • SID AVERY (1918-2002)
            Oct. 31, 2012

            SID AVERY (1918-2002)

            Est: - £1,188

            SID AVERY (1918-2002) Elizabeth Taylor sunning herself on the set of 'Giant', Marfa, Texas, 1955 gelatin silver print, printed 1976 signed and numbered '35/100' in very faint ink (margin, recto) titled and dated in pencil and photographer's copyright credit stamp (verso) image 11 3/8 x 9in. (28.9 x 22.8cm.) sheet 14 x 11in. (35.5 x 27.7cm.) This print is number 35 from the edition of 100.

            Christie's
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