Paris: N.p., circa 1970s. Vintage double weight studio photograph of "A Clockwork Orange" novelist Anthony Burgess, circa early 1970s. Burgess sits in a stairwell, smoking, and is evidently speaking to the photographer. Photographer Serge Hambourg's rubber stamp and annotations in holograph pencil and black ink on the verso.
Novelist, composer ,and moralist, Burgess is best known for his 1962 dystopian novel "A Clockwork Orange," basis for the well-respected 1971 film directed by Stanley Kubrick, which Burgess is said to have regretted for its seeming glorification of sex and violence.
10.5 x 7 inches (26.5 x 18 cm) housed in a 19.75 x 15.75 inch white mat. Fine condition.