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Lot 0071
Author: Cornfield, Jim
Title: Fat Tuesday
Place Published: Los Angeles
Publisher:The Press of the Pegacycle Lady
Date Published: 1976

Portfolio of 12 original black and white photographs by Jim Cornfield, printed on Agfa Portriga paper, archivally washed, and mounted on 36x28 cm (13.75 x 11") all rag mat board, with each print signed by Cornfield. Letterpress printed folio with the photographer's introduction, all housed in publisher's folding fitted box covered with purple moire silk. No. 69 of 100 sets

All photographs signed and numbered by Cornfield. Taken in an improvised studio during the 1975 celebration of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the photos depict "quite ordinary" people "transformed into preening incarnations of their own fantasies."


A bit of light wear to out box; contents fine.

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Estimate $300 - $500May 04, 2017
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