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Frederick Sommer
1905-1999
'ALL CHILDREN ARE AMBASSADORS'
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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223
Frederick Sommer
1905-1999
'ALL CHILDREN ARE AMBASSADORS'
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frederick Sommer
1905-1999
1905-1999
'ALL CHILDREN ARE AMBASSADORS'
mounted, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, 1950
5 1/2 by 3 1/2 in. (14 by 8.9 cm.)
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Provenance

Gift of the photographer to a friend and student, Chicago

By descent to a private collection

Christie's New York, 13 October 2000, Sale 9484, Lot 401

Acquired by the present owners from the above

Literature

Other prints of this image:

Leland Rice, Constance Glenn, and Jane K. Bledsoe, Frederick Sommer at Seventy-Five: A Retrospective (California State University, Long Beach, 1980, in conjunction with the exhibition), p. 14

John Weiss, ed., Venus, Jupiter & Mars: The Photographs of Frederick Sommer (Wilmington: Delaware Art Museum, 1980, in conjunction with the exhibition), fig. 39

Van Deren Coke: Scholar as Collector (Albuquerque, 2001), p. 65

Catalog of the UCLA Collection of Contemporary Photographs (Frederick S. Wright Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, 1976), pl. 158

Bulletin, The University of New Mexico, University Art Museum, Number 5-6, 1971-72, cover

Frederick Sommer, All Children Are Ambassadors (Munich, 1992), p. 30, variant cropping

Keith F. Davis, The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing, Collage (Prescott and New Haven, 2005), p. 62, variant cropping

Catalogue Note

As of this writing, the Frederick Sommer Foundation records no more than 5 early prints of this image.

Photographs

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