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.
- 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