ROY DECARAVA | 'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'
ROY DECARAVA | 'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'
ROY DECARAVA | 'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'
ROY DECARAVA | 'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'
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ROY DECARAVA | 'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

ROY DECARAVA | 'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

Starting Bid:26,000USD
(0 bids, reserve not met)

Lot Details

Description

ROY DECARAVA

1919-2009

'TWO WOMEN, MANNEQUIN'S HAND'


signed in pencil in the margin, mounted, signed and titled in pencil on the reverse, 1950, possibly printed in the 1950s (Galassi, p. 144; Roy DeCarava, pl. 9)

9¾ by 12⅞ in. (24.8 by 32.7 cm.)

Condition Report

This print is in generally excellent condition. The reverse of the mount is annotated in an unidentified hand in pencil 'Neg 77 # 30' and 'PF42253.'


When examined under ultraviolet light, this photograph does not appear to fluoresce.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Collection of Joshua P. Smith, Washington, D. C. 

Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, The Joshua P. Smith Collection of Photographs, 16 October 2003, Sale 40303, Lot 139 

Photographs
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