Richard Avedon. Essay by Judith Thurman.
San Francisco. Fraenkel Gallery. 2001. First edition. Limited to 5,000 copies. Cloth-backed, illustrated boards with photographic images pasted to front and back boards. Unpaginated [56 pages]. Illustrated with 40 plates of photographs. 380 x 290mm (15 x 11½"). 1.25kg. 9781881337126. English. Fine; as new (in shrink-wrap).
Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco. Made in France concentrates on the work Avedon produced for Harper's Bazaar in Paris during the 1950s, including the famous image of 'Dovima with Elephants'. The photographic prints are reproduced to scale and Avedon's notations, markings and instructions for the magazine are reproduced in facsimile. The whole presents an important document of Avedon's working practices.