Joan Crawford for The Women, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Laszlo Willinger, Hungarian, 1909 - 1989



Black and white vintage print

Image: 12 3/8 × 9 7/16 in. (31.5 × 24 cm)

Sheet: 13 × 10 1/16 in. (33 × 25.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: The John Kobal Foundation Collection; Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Not on view


Verso: Upper right, stamped in blue ink, "PLEASE CREDIT M-G-M PHOTO BY WILLINGER 6060" / Center right, in red pencil, encircled, "THIS PHOTO TO BE REVERSED" and, stamped in red ink with notations in graphite, "M.P. mag. / PAGE No. 49 / PHOTO N. 4 / ISSUE Nov YEAR 39" / Lower center, typed in black ink, “ABOVE WAISTLINE INTEREST characterizes this evening gown of heavy while silk crepe worn by Joan Crawford, appearing in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's "The women." Thick shoulder straps are braided of self-material and vertical and horizontal gathering and draping makes simplicity in the bodice appear intricate. The skirt has gathered fullness.”


John Kobal Foundation Limited, London, England; sold to present collection, 2019.

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