Lot 4099 - Bill Collins Golden Years of Hollywood Auction - Sale AS0691


Lot 4099
Angus McBean
(1904-1990) Britain
Viven Leigh as Blanche Dubois in A Street Car Named Desire, London, 1949
Vintage silver gelatin photograph
Signed lower left in margin
50.7 x 40 cm

Angus McBean was a Welsh photographer, set designer & cult figure in the Surrealist movement. Whilst working on The Happy Hypocrite, in 1936, he was commissioned to take a set of production photographs which included the young Vivien Leigh. He was to photograph for almost every performance she gave until her death thirty years later.
Estimate $400-600

Sold for $650

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