AVEDON, RICHARD. 1923-2004.
Typed Document Signed ("Richard Avedon"), 1 p, 4to, New York, June, 1948, being a contract between Avedon and Alexey Brodovitch to produce a souvenir program for the Ballet Theatre, Inc., also signed by Brodovitch, some toning and offset from carbon.
Provenance: Estate of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming.
AVEDON AGREES TO PRODUCE THE PROGRAM FOR THE AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE. In this document, Avedon agrees to shoot and Brodovitch to style the 1948-49 souvenir program for Ballet Theatre, Inc. (later the American Ballet Theatre). Brodovitch, the art director for Harper's Bazaar, discovered Avedon just a few years earlier shooting advertising for a local department store.
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