RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III
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RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 USD

RALPH STEINER | PORTFOLIO III

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

RALPH STEINER

1899-1986

PORTFOLIO III


(Thetford, V.T.: Self-published, 1981, an edition of 50), a portfolio of 22 photographs, each signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, 1921-29, printed in 1980-81; together with the printed plate list/colophon, signed and editioned '7' in ink. Folio, beige linen clamshell box with a caricature of the photographer on the cover, no. 7 in an edition of 50

Various sizes to 4¾ by 3¾ in. (12.1 by 9.5 cm.) or the reverse

Condition Report

The portfolio and contact-printed photographs are in overall excellent condition. 'Twenty-two Little Contact Prints from 1921-1929 Negatives' includes the following works:


1. Madison Square Garden (1922)

2. Tug and New York Skyline (1921-22)

3. Forty-Second Street Looking Toward Second Avenue (1922)

4. Boy on Bike Below Brooklyn Bridge (1921-22)

5. Two Men and the Ocean (1921)

6. Always Camels (1922)

7. Baby Carriage in Provincetown (1924)

8. 'Mr. Franzese, Shoemaker' (1921)

9. Five Corners Near Wall Street (1924)

10. Hell's Kitchen Minuette (1922)

11. Self-Portrait Being Foolish (1929)

12. Architectural Geometry (1922)

13. Misty Days on Fifth Avenue (1922)

14. Creaking Chair (1922)

15. Vanderbilt Garage (1924)

16. Woolworth Building and the Old Post Office (1922)

17. Merry Christmas (1922)

18. Rival Shoes (1924)

19. This Year Ride a Bicycle (1924)

20. Two Photographs from 'The Beater and the Pan' (1921)

21. Clotheslines (1925)


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The photographer to Murray Weiss, founder of Milwaukee Center for Photography

By descent to the present owner

Classic Photographs
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