Lot 125
  • 125

ROBERT FRANK New Orleans (Trolley)

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
Sold
200,000 USD
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Description

  • Robert Frank
  • New Orleans (Trolley)
  • gelatin silver print
  • 9 3/4  by 15 in. (24.8 by 38.1 cm.)
signed in ink in the margin, framed, Bank of America Collection labels on the reverse, 1955, probably printed in the 1970s

Provenance

Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

Bank of America Collection, 1987

Sotheby's New York, 30 March 2009, Sale 8533, Lot 107

Christie’s New York, 7 October 2010, Sale 2396, Lot 21

Literature

Robert Frank, The Americans (New York, 1958), no. 18

Tom Maloney, ed., U. S. Camera Annual 1958 (New York, 1957), pp. 106-7

Robert Frank (Aperture, 1961), p. 9

Robert Frank (Aperture, 1976), p. 95

Tod Papageorge, Walker Evans and Robert Frank: An Essay on Influence (Yale University Art Gallery, 1981), p. 41

Robert Frank (New York, 1985), pl. 34

Sarah Greenough and Philip Brookman, Robert Frank: Moving Out (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 1994), pp. 172 and 196 

Sarah Greenough, Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 2009), pp. vi-vii, 232, and 466, and Contact no. 18

Nicholas Dawidoff, ‘The Man Who Saw America: Hidden America,’ The New York Times Magazine, 5 July 2015, p. 42

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