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Auction: Fine Art, Photography & Prints
was auctioned on: 4 March 2021
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Karl Struss captures the soul of the Kodak girl

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Estimate: US$600 - US$900
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 108, Views: 50

Gelatin silver print. 8.3x5.6 cm (3¼x2¼"); in mat: 35.5x28 cm (14x11"). With Struss' stamp on reverse. George Eastman's portable Kodak camera, his film-supported negatives, and the company's program of developing film for customers opened photography to the masses, notably to the masses of female photographers who, with some outstanding exceptions, had been sidelined in the early history of photography. Also notable is the call to photograph the great outdoors since cameras and negatives no longer required a tent and cumbersome backpack or carriage to set up the portable photo studio. The Kodak girl campaign was one of the most successful in the annals of advertising,

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Fine Art, Photography & Prints
Date of the auction: 4 Mar 2021
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
[email protected] · +1 (0)415 9892665 · +1 (0)415 9891664

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