Adolf de Meyer (American (born France), Paris 1868–1946 Los Angeles, California)
Gelatin silver print
14.3 x 17.9 cm. (5 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Purchase, Mrs. Jackson Burke Gift, 1981
Not on view
Adolf de Meyer; by descent to his adopted son Ernest; [...]; (Sotheby's, New York, October 20, 1980, lot 052); [Daniel Wolf, Inc., New York]
Upon de Meyer's death, his adopted son Ernest placed his belongings in a steamer trunk and deposited it with a storage company in Los Angeles, where it remained until Ernest's death. On October 20, 1980, the contents of the trunk were auctioned at Sotheby's New York.