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Item 7425 - Prince Handwritten Note To Herb Ritts and Pair of Photos Catalog 494 (Mar 2017)

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Estimate: $1,500.00 +
Sold Price: $5,773.43 (includes buyer's premium)


Handwritten note, unsigned, one page, 4 x 6, "From the desk of Prince" letterhead, circa 1991. A note to photographer Herb Ritts, written after a photo shoot at Paisley Park in 1991. In full: "Although it took me a day 2 realize it—I had a lot of fun shooting & I'm sure we did good stuff. Thank u." Includes two cardstock photos of images captured during the shot, each framed to 13 x 13. In fine condition. From the collection of Prince’s assistant Therese Stoulil. In addition to his renowned fashion photography, Herb Ritts won multiple MTV Video Awards for his music videos—among the superstars he worked with in addition to Prince were Madonna, Janet Jackson, Chris Isaak, and Mariah Carey. A unique note connecting two great artists. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Therese Stoulil. Pre-certified REAL.

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