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Carl van Vechten (American, 1880–1964)
LOT ID: 79466
Joe Louis, 1941

Silver Print, Gelatin silver print
10 х 7.5 in. (25.4 x 19.05 cm.)
Stamped, artist's blindstamp credit on recto & wetstamp credit on verso. Title, date, caption information, & archive number inscribed in pencil on verso, "Joe Louis / Joseph (Barrow) Louis / Greenwood Lake / 15 Sept. 1941 / X V 14"
Lot description
A vintage gelatin silver print of the celebrated boxer Joe Louis at Greenwood Lake, taken by Carl van Vechten in 1941. In excellent condition.

Carl Van Vechten has photographed many of the most prominent artists, musicians and writers of the twentieth century, including Frida Kahlo, Marc Chagall, Georgia O'Keefe, Billie Holiday, Truman Capote and Marlon Brando.
Joe Louis by Carl van Vechten
  • Joe Louis by Carl van Vechten
  • Joe Louis by Carl van Vechten
  • Joe Louis by Carl van Vechten
  • Joe Louis by Carl van Vechten
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