This is a warm-toned black-and-white photograph of a woman in a bikini leaping on a beach against a background of the ocean with four sailboats.
Lisa dance a la Franchiere

1935/printed later

Signed, titled, dated, and numbered in pencil, verso
Also inscribed with alternate title “Jump with Boats” (“Saut et Bateu”) in pencil, verso

Gelatin silver print (Edition of 50)

14 x 11 inches

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The model is Lisa Fonssagrives, the artist’s wife, who later married Irving Penn in 1950 and became his muse as well.

Work by Fernand Fonssagrives (1910-2003)