Roy Schatt (American
Lot 81
Roy Schatt (American, 1919-2002) James Dean, 1954 43 x 35.5cm (16 15/16 x 14in).
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,605) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Roy Schatt (American, 1919-2002)
James Dean, 1954
Gelatin silver print. The reverse signed in ink and with the photographer's '149 E. 33rd NY. 10016, MU. 3-9491' and copyright stamps. Also stamped 'Not for reproduction'. Printed later. Framed.
43 x 35.5cm (16 15/16 x 14in).

Footnotes

  • From the 'Torn Sweater' series, which was shot in December 1954 at the request of Life magazine. The images never appeared in Life, but are nonetheless among the most popular and recognised photographs of Dean ever taken.

    Literature:
    Schatt, R., James Dean: A Portrait (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1982), p.14
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