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Robert Frank
'SOUTH CAROLINA' (CHARLESTON)
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 497,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
39
Robert Frank
'SOUTH CAROLINA' (CHARLESTON)
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 497,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years Of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

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Robert Frank
B. 1924
'SOUTH CAROLINA' (CHARLESTON)
flush-mounted, signed, titled, dated, and copyrighted and with the photographer's copyright stamp, with credit and date in ink, his 'Robert Frank Archive' stamp, with title, date, and number '773' in pencil, and annotations in pencil and ink on the reverse, 1955-56
8 1/2  by 12 7/8  in. (21.6 by 32.7 cm.)
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Provenance

Lunn Ltd., New York

Sotheby's New York, 2 October 1996, Sale 6888, Lot 352

Literature

Robert Frank, The Americans (New York, 1986), p. 35

Sarah Greenough and Philip Brookman, Robert Frank: Moving Out (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 1994), pp. 173 and 197

Sarah Greenough, Robert Frank's The Americans: Looking In (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 2009), pp. xiii, 174, 225, 463, and Contact #13

LIFE Library of Photography: Documentary Photography (New York, 1972), p. 171

Mike Weaver, ed., The Art of Photography, 1839-1989 (Yale University Press, 1989), pl. 321

Catalogue Note

''The work of two contemporary photographers, Bill Brandt of England and the American, Walker Evans, have influenced me. When I first looked at Walker Evans' photographs, I thought of something Malraux wrote: 'To transform destiny into awareness.'''

Robert Frank, 1958

175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years Of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

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New York