Lot 99
  • 99

Robert Frank

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Robert Frank
  • 'MISSISSIPPI - NEAR BATON ROUGE'
  • gelatin silver print
signed, titled, and dated in ink in the margin, the photographer's copyright stamp, credit in ink, and annotations in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1955, probably printed in the 1970s (The Americans, p. 102; Looking In, p. 266 and Contact #47; Moving Out, p. 200)

Condition

This print, on double-weight paper with a slight surface sheen, is in generally excellent condition. On the reverse of the print are the following annotations in pencil: 'Mississippi River - Baton Rouge, LA. / Americans 47 / Archive 1040'; 'RFG-29.247'; '5-199'; and '5-209.' On the reverse of the frame, there is a Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, label with typed credit, title, date, and other notations.
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