Lot 2

Brigitte Lacombe (b. 1950): Two Portraits of Joan Didion

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Two gelatin silver prints, 1996, both signed with initials, dated and inscribed 'NYC' at right, with the artist's inkstamp on the reverse; together with Forward/20 Years of Time Talks/Brigitte Lacombe, the book of reproductions of photographs (two of Didion on page 12), signed and inscribed 'NYC, December 5th, 2019/ For Joan, Happy Birthday Thank you Love and amitié' on the title page.

Both 14 x 11 in. (sheet), 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (frame).

Note: Brigitte Lacombe photographed Didion many times, particularly towards the end of her life.  

The artist.

Property from the Collection of Joan Didion


One with a tiny stain and nick at the bottom sheet edge. Otherwise both in excellent condition.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.