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Lot n° 26

MANUEL LITRAN (1927)

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Il l'aime, elle non plus. Pendant onze ans, soudé par son aura sulfureuse et romantique, leur couple a tenu bon. L'alcool, les excès, les provocations vont en avoir raison. En 1979, quand ils posent pour cette photo, Jane est sur le point de quitter Serge. Mais elle continuera, jusqu'après sa mort, d'interpréter les chansons qu'elle lui a inspirées.
80 x 53 cm. Tirage postérieur sur papier baryté.
Caisse américaine.
Edition 1/1. Signé.

He loves me, she loves me not. For eleven years, Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin managed to stay together, bonded by a sultry and romantic aura. But alcohol and excess would get the best of them. In 1979, while posing for this picture, Jane was already preparing to leave Serge. But even after his death, she would continue to sing the songs he wrote for which she was his inspiration.
80 x 53 cm. Printed later on fiber-based paper.
Floater frame.
Edition 1/1. Signed.

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