Van Vechten, Carl. BESSIE SMITH. Original gelatin silver print with sepia toning, 1936. With the photographer's embossed stamp on front and with his notations in pencil, verso, including date of the photograph. February 3, 1936, and with the studio stamp "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten/146 Central Park West/Cannot be reproduced without permission" and the reference numbers "V 7." In excellent condition.
Inventory # 10308