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    "Billy Gunn with Stool" Original Photo Taken by James Dean. An original 10" x 8" silver gelatin print shot by James Dean in 1954 and hand developed by famed celebrity photographer Roy Schatt. Gunn, who introduced Dean to the Bongo drums, was also the actor's understudy for The Immoralist. Dean studied photography under Schatt, who hand-developed this print and others in his darkroom in New York City. Schatt studio stamp en verso with the handwritten notes: "Billy Gunn, Taken by James Dean." In Excellent condition. These photos are extraordinarily rare -- only two or three are known to have been printed -- and this is first time these images have been available at a public auction.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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