Apr 25, 2017
Apr 25, 2017

Grape Picker, Château de Pommery, Reims

Grape Picker, Château de Pommery, Reims


Ilse Bing

(American, 1899–1998)

Vintage gelatin silver print

Image: 22.5 x 16.4 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.); Paper: 22.5 x 16.4 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.); Mounted: 30 x 25.4 cm (11 13/16 x 10 in.)

Gift of George Stephanopoulos 2016.457



In fall 1933 Bing received a desirable advertising job: to photograph wine production in Champagne and Burgundy. The images were for a campaign celebrating the end of Prohibition in the United States, which occurred on December 5 of that year.

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