Portrait photograph of Chester Himes. Chester Himes, Carl Van Vechten.

Portrait photograph of Chester Himes.

New York: June 28, 1955.

Reproduced (from this print) in PORTRAITS: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978). Half-length view of the author seated, with hand folded in lap. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.2 x 23.6 cm (13 x 9-1/4 inches). Fine Atelier stamped on verso, docketed by Van Vechten in pencil, recording the subject of the photograph ("Cab Calloway"), the date, the number of the negative "(xv - nn - 8") Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978). Item #222115

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