Lot Details

Edwin F. Townsend, Tony Sansone, from Rhythm Series, c. 1935. Vintage toned gelatin silver print on heavy weight paper, 9 x 6.5 inches (22.9 x 16.5 cm). Numeric notation verso.

Tony Sansone (1905-1987) was the first male physique icon and the most admired bodybuilder of his time.

Physique photographer Edwin Townsend and Sansone collaborated in 1932 and in 1935 to produce the books "Modern Classic" and "Rhythm", respectively, both illustrating the figurative imagery of Sansone.

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Publication: American Adonis, Tony Sansone, John Massey Rhythm, Tony Sansone Modern Classics, Tony Sansone
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Provenance:
  • Gendell Gallery, San Francisco
  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 6.5 in. (22.86 x 16.51 cm.)
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