TRUMAN CAPOTE (1958) Portrait by Phyllis Cerf$500.00
[New York: Phyllis Cerf, 1958]. Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. There is a diagonal crease from 1/3rd into the image and down the entire image. There are creases along the right blank white margin and lower corner. There is overall waviness to the photo. Very good-.
Popular publisher Phyllis Cerf has captured the elfish charm of the younger Truman Capote in this portrait. Cerf and Capote both worked for Random House in 1958, the year his most popular work, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, was published.
Ink date-stamped “Dec. 8, 1958” and pencil markings for publication on verso.