Astrid Kirchherr (1938-2020) - John Lennon, 'Attic Portrait', Hamburg, 1962

Astrid Kirchherr (1938-2020) - John Lennon, 'Attic Portrait', Hamburg, 1962
Impresión en gelatina de plata - Firmado

John Lennon 'Attic Portrait' Hamburg, 1962; printed later.
Signed with pencil on the reverse.
Good condition, with some silvering and light damage from previous mounting / framing. No tears, creases or folds. See images for details.

Astrid Kirchherr took the earliest and some of the most iconic photographs of the Beatles before their international breakthrough; the auction record for one of her works currently sets at around €3,000

The present print depicts a black and white portrait of John Lennon taken by Astrid Kirchherr in her loft in Hamburg in 1962.

The print is signed ‘Astrid Kirchherr’ on the reverse. Purchased at auction, no documentation but believed to be authentic.

Astrid Kirchherr was born in Hamburg in 1938. In 1960 she finished her studies at the fashion, textile, graphic and advertising Institute in Hamburg. In the same year she met the Beatles in a nightclub in St. Pauli and became their first professional photographer and the girlfriend of original guitarist Stuart Sutcliffe.

Detalles del lote
Astrid Kirchherr (1938-2020)
Título de la obra
John Lennon, 'Attic Portrait', Hamburg, 1962
Impresión en gelatina de plata
Impresión vintage
Impreso posteriormente
Dimensiones de la imagen
302×237 mm
Dimensiones totales
302×237×0 mm
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