JORIS IVENS & MANNUS FRANKEN | STILL FROM REGEN (RAIN)
JORIS IVENS & MANNUS FRANKEN
1898-1989 and 1899-1953
STILL FROM REGEN (RAIN)
gelatin silver print with graphite-shaded margins, with ‘Rain’ in pencil on the reverse, 1929
3½ by 4½ in. (8.9 by 11.4 cm.)
This rare early print is in generally excellent condition. The margins are shaded with graphite and 'TOP' is written in pencil in an unidentified hand in the upper margin.
The reverse is soiled and '17 + 18' is written in pencil in an unidentified hand. There is a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse of the mat.
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Sotheby's New York, 14 April 1992, Sale 6286, Lot 308, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, as agent