About This Image

This is an unusual surreal image by Lartigue, perhaps the only such image in his ouvre. Lartigue was said to have a fixation on hands and fingernails. Only one other print is known and is in one of the albums that Lartigue gifted to the French State.Stamp "Coll. Renee Perle Lartigue" on print verso. Provenance: Estate of Renee Perle.See: Alex Novak, For the Love of the Image: A Selection of 110 Photographs, p.46, fig.49. This specific image is in Album 1931-2 volume on the Ministère de la Culture website archive of the albums of Lartigue.

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Still Life with Disembodied Hands, Fruit, and Vase
Jacques-Henri Lartigue Still Life with Disembodied Hands, Fruit, and Vase

Price $35,000

Main Image

Ref.# 4372

Medium Blue toned silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1931  Print Date 1931

Dimensions 9-1/2 x 6-1/2 in. (241 x 165 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France


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