13 November 2007
BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)
James Joyce, 1929
gelatin silver print
'1 W. 67 St' credit and 'Atelier Hilaire Hiler' stamps, titled, dated and annotated by various hands, printing notations in pencil/ink on verso
6½ x 4 5/8in. (16.5 x 12.5cm.)
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O'Neal, Berenice Abbott: American Photographer, 1982, p.42, for a variant.
American painter Hilaire Hiler (1898-1966) owned several jazz clubs in Paris, including The Jockey, on the Left Bank. He was Managing Director of Atelier Hilaire Hiler and was associated with James Joyce, Man Ray and Ernest Hemingway, among others.
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