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Louise Dahl-Wolfe
Lauren Bacall

1943

$3,160
$3,95020% Off

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From one of the early modeling sessions that made Lauren Bacall's name comes this vintage gelatin silver photograph that shows the then-teenage model posing in the latest Spring Fashions for iconic Harper's Bazaar photographer Louise Wolfe-Dahl. It's thought this was the assignment where Wolfe-Dahl took the photo of Bacall which appeared on the cover of the March 1943 issue of the magazine, a striking image that caught the attention of Hollywood producer and director Howard Hawks' wife Slim, who urged Hawks to have Bacall take a screen test for To Have and Have Not. Hawks asked his secretary to find out more about her, but the secretary misunderstood and sent Bacall a ticket to come to Hollywood for the audition. The stuff of Hollywood legend, and a beautiful example of fine art fashion photography by one of the masters. This shows photographer ink stamps to verso and measures 4 1/2" x 5 3/4", matted to 8" x 10" and ready to frame.

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