1901 - 1983
A SELECTION OF 10 PHOTOGRAPHS FROM PORTFOLIO 'TWELVE PHOTOGRAPHS', 1976
dix tirages argentiques ferrotypés postérieurs
chaque tirage signé et numéroté '16/75' au crayon avec le tampon de copyright du photographe au verso
accompagné d'une page de titre, d'un colophon et d'une introduction par Berenice Abbott
dans son coffret d'origine en lin
portfolio publié par Lunn Gallery/Graphics International Ltd, Washington D.C
ten ferrotyped silver prints, printed later
each signed and numbered '16/75' in pencil with photographer's copyright stamp on the reverse
together with plate list, introduction by Berenice Abbott and colophon
housed in black cloth clamshell portfolio case
portfolio published by Lunn Gallery/Graphics International Ltd, Washington D.C.
chaque image/feuille / each image/sheet: 19 ½ x 15 ½ in.; 49,5 x 39,4 cm
portfolio: 21 ½ x 17 x 1 ½ in.; 54,5 x 43 x 4 cm
The box is in good shape, slightly worn along edges with some indentation marks and the top cover of box is partly detached.
All the prints in very good condition. Glossy finish. Each print with a few very faint scratch lines and some losses of overcoat of various size, inherent to the type of print, only visible in raking light.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Private collection, Germany
Woman with shawl, New York City
Woman in flowered dress, Promenade des Anglais, Riviera
French gambler, Promenade des Anglais, Riviera
Famous gambler, Monte Carlo
Fashion show, Hotel Pierre, New York City
Newspaper salesman, Paris
Woman at Coney Island, New York
Blind man, Paris
Singer at the Café Metropole, New York City
Little Man, Lower East Side, New York City