ALFRED STIEGLITZ | THE STEERAGE
large-format photogravure on vellum, as issued in 291, Nos. 7-8 (New York: '291,' September - October 1915), signed and inscribed 'Mr. Weyhe wants a signature – here it is - Alfred Stieglitz, Feb./31' in pencil in the margin, in the original printed wrappers, with texts by Paul Haviland and Marius De Zayas, 1907, printed in or before 1915. Folio, single sheet, folding (Greenough 310) (2)
13⅛ by 10⅜ in. (33.3 by 26.2 cm.)
This photogravure on vellum is in generally excellent condition. There are original adhesive remnants along the right edge on the reverse of the photogravure from where the print was affixed to the wrapper. There is an illegible annotation in pencil on the cover of the wrapper. There is offsetting from the photogravure inside the wrapper. The wrapper is age-darkened at the edges with a pronounced band of darkening along the upper edge. There is minor soiling and fingerprints as well as a charcoal-colored mark on the reverse. There is a small 3/4-inch tear at the lower edge of the reverse of the wrapper.
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.
Collection of Erhard Weyhe
By descent to the present owners