Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. His fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century.
Nastassja Aglaia Kinski (born 24 January 1961) is a German actress and former model who has appeared in more than 60 films in Europe and the United States. Her worldwide breakthrough was with Stay As You Are (1978),
In 1981, Richard Avedon photographed Kinski with a Burmese python coiled around her nude body. The image, which first appeared in the October 1981 issue of US Vogue, was released as a poster and became a best-seller, further confirming her status as a sex symbol.
Description: Very Nice Color 35.5 x 23.5 Inch Poster entitled "Nastxssja Kinski and the Serpent." featuring Avedon's Classic Image of the actress wrapped in a python, signed in felt tip, "Avedon." Framed to an overall size of 36.25 x 24.5 inches. Avedon's Signature measures an unbelievable 28.5 Inches Long. Also comes with a copy of the magazine "American Photographer." Magazine is complete and is the March 1982 edition where Kinski's photo appears. She and her famous python appear on cover. This edition is rating the top photos of the year and this is number one.
Condition: Excellent Condition
Documentation: This item is fully documented by three sources. First it has a PSA/DNA Authentication status. Its registered PSA/DNA number is #W03370 and item has been permanently marked with an invisible DNA daub that will fluoresce under a patented laser lamp. Further It means that this signature of Richard Avedon which they personally examined and is in their opinion authentic. They state that the signature(s) are consistent considering slant, flow, pen pressure, letter size and other characteristics that are typical of the other exemplars that they compared against. Second, the item will come with a Certificate of Authenticity from the famous RR Auction where item was purchased by us originally. Third you will also get a Certificate from Reel Art. You will also get a copy of the invoice from RR Auction a to further prove authenticity.
The item described is guaranteed to be of the time period and condition as described, has been exported legally and is legal to buy and sell under all international laws relating to cultural patrimony.