Â Seymour, Maurice. Photograph of Cardini and Swan. Chicago, ca. 1935. Iconic lobby-size photograph of Cardini and his wife, fans of cards in his hands, two Aces in hers. 11 x 14”. Press dept. stamp of Rockefeller Center on verso. One closed tear at top, some abrasions and discoloration; good. Russian-born Maurice Seymour (1900 – 1993) was a theatrical photographer based in Chicago. He trained in the Bloom Studio in Chicago’s Loop, before striking out on his own. Seymour’s working life spanned 1930 ”“ 1970. His images of ballet dancers, singers, film stars, variety artists, and other entertainers appeared ”“ arguably ”“ in more theaters than the work of any other photographer of the twentieth century.
Estimate $250 – $350
Detta är bara ett av Cardini-fotona i Sveriges Magi-Arkiv (och då är Magi-Arkivets foto utan revor och hål”¦ ).