Lot 117
  • 117

ROBERT FRANK Jay N. Y. (Fourth of July)

Estimate
60,000 - 90,000 USD
Sold
75,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Robert Frank
  • Jay N. Y. (Fourth of July)
  • gelatin silver print
  • 12 1/8  by 8 in. (30.8 by 20.3 cm.)
signed and titled 'YAJ, N. Y.' [sic] in ink in the margin, 1954, probably printed in the 1970s

Provenance

Phillips de Pury & Company New York, 9 April 2011, Sale 40111, Lot 109

Literature

Robert Frank, The Americans (New York, 1958), no. 17

Thomas J. Maloney, U. S. Camera 1958, p. 95

Willy Rotzler, ‘Der Photograph Robert Frank,’ Du, January 1962, p. 13

Sarah Greenough and Philip Brookman, Robert Frank: Moving Out (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 1994), p. 183

Sarah Greenough, Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 2009), pp. 231 and 466, and Contact no. 17

Peter Galassi, Robert Frank: In America, (Göttingen, 2014), p. 96

Nicholas Dawidoff, ‘The Man Who Saw America: Hidden America,’ The New York Times Magazine, 5 July 2015, p. 39

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