ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN
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ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN | ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN

1915-1985

ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN


(New York: Hyperion Press, 1981, a total edition of 52), a portfolio of 30 photographs, each signed in pencil and with the Hyperion Press blindstamp in the margin, 6 flush-mounted, 17 framed, 1935-51, each printed in 1981; together with introduction by Alan Fern and colophon/plate list, with edition ‘22’ in ink. Folio, tan cloth clamshell box with brown leather debossed title

Each approximately 9 by 12 in. (22.9 by 30.5 cm.) or the reverse

Condition Report

This portfolio is in overall very good condition. Upon close inspection, there are soft handling creases and bumped margin corners on some of the prints. The prints that are framed are gently rippled in margin and slightly yellowed overall.


The plates are as follows:

1. Postmaster Brown, Old Rag, Virginia, 1935: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 32)

2. Girl at Gee's Bend, Alabama, 1937: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 44)

3. Vernon Evans, migrant to Oregon from South Dakota, 1936: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 40)

4. Migrant family, Oklahoma, 1936: mounted, unframed

5. Dust storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, 1936: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 38)

6. Skull, Badlands, South Dakota, 1936: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 39)

7. Minnie Knox, Garrett County, Maryland, 1937: mounted, unframed (Words and Pictures, p. 46)

8. Migrant worker, Visalia, California, 1940: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 50)

9. John Dudeck, Dalton, New York, 1937: unframed (Words and Pictures, p. 44)

10. Flood victim, Missouri, 1938: mounted, unframed

11. Mississippi River flood, St. Louis, Missouri, 1938: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 64)

12. Agate, Nebraska, 1939: framed

13. Sheepherder's camp, Montana, 1939: mounted, unframed

14. Hotel de Paris, exterior, Georgetown, Colorado, 1939: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 53)

15. Hotel de Paris, interior, Georgetown, Colorado, 1939: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 54)

16. Shoeshine man, New York City, 1937: unframed (Words and Pictures, p. 45)

17. Gamblers, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1947: unframed (Words and Pictures, p. 78)

18. Pool hall, Culp, Illinois, 1940: unframed

19. George Washington Carver, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1941: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 63)

20. Boy with chicken, Hungjao, China, 1945: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 71)

21. The Burma Road, 1945: framed

22. Famine victim, Hengyang, China, 1946: unframed (Words and Pictures, p. 73)

23. Burial of famine victim, Hengyang, China, 1946: unframed

24. Coal miners, Wales, 1947: unframed

25. Young coal miner, Wales, 1947: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 81)

26. Farmers in the market, Tocco, Italy, 1947: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 83)

27. John Marin in his studio, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1949: framed (Words and Pictures, p. 86)

28. American soldiers in nightclub, Vienna, Austria, 1947: mounted, unframed

29. At a charity ball, New York City, 1951: framed

30. Rockland, Maine, 1937: framed


The clamshell box is soiled in a few places.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.  

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 INCLUDED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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