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F. Holland Day
KEDAN (LEFT PANEL OF TRIPTYCH ARMAGEDDON)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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53
F. Holland Day
KEDAN (LEFT PANEL OF TRIPTYCH ARMAGEDDON)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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F. Holland Day
1864-1933
KEDAN (LEFT PANEL OF TRIPTYCH ARMAGEDDON)
platinum print, the photographer's initials stamped on the image, mounted, mounted again to grey board, 1897-99
4 3/4  by 6 1/2  in. (12.1 by 16.5 cm.)
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Provenance

Christie's New York, 17 April 1997, Sale 8624, Lot 45

Literature

Weston J. Naef, The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz. Fifty Pioneers of Modern Photography (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978), p. 321

Catalogue Note

The images in this and the following lot comprise the left and right panels of F. Holland Day's triptych Armageddon. The central panel of Day's triptych was his iconic An Ethiopian Chief. Day exhibited Armageddon, framed to his specifications, in the 1900 New School of American Photography show in London and in Paris in 1901.  

Two prints of this image are in the Alfred Stieglitz Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Photographs

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