Horst P. Horst is best known for his immense contribution to 20th-century fashion and portrait photography, yet the mysterious elegance and high glamour of his work extends into every aspect of his photographic career. Characterized by his use of studio atmosphere, silhouette, dramatic lighting and highly posed models, Horst portrays the American artist and filmmaker in such a way as to allude to the subject's true character.

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Limited edition printed under the supervision of the Horst Estate
Courtesy of Condé Nast

Accompanied by a certificate from the Horst Estate

No apparent condition issues.
Frame: 35 x 28.9 in (88.9 x 73.41 cm)

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Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann, better known as Horst P. Horst (German-American, 1906-1999), is a German-American photographer who first became famous capturing the glamour of the interwar period through portraits of Parisian high society. He is best known for his photographs of women and fashion, but he also shot still lifes and interior architecture. In his book “Horst Portraits: 60 Years of Style”, he claims, “I like taking photographs, because I like life. And I love photographing people best of all, because most of all I love humanity.”

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Andy Warhol at The Factory, New York, 1983
Lot Number 1
Archival pigment print
Image: 30 x 24 in (76.2 x 60.96 cm)
Sheet 33.5 x 27.6 in (85.09 x 70.10 cm)
Frame: 35 x 28.9 in (88.9 x 73.41 cm)
Accompanied by a certificate from the Horst Estate
Printed 2014

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Andy Warhol at The Factory, New York