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Alfred Stieglitz, Editor

Camera Work Number 36

The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

Alfred Stieglitz, Editor

Alfred Stieglitz, Editor

Camera Work Number 36

Camera Work Number 36

Alfred Stieglitz, Editor

1864 - 1946

Camera Work Number 36


(New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1911), illustrated with 16 photogravures after photographs by ALFRED STIEGLITZ and one halftone reproduction after a work by PABLO PICASSO. 4to, original printed gray wrappers, 1911

the plates: various sizes

the issue overall: 11 ⅞ by 8 ¼ in. (30.2 by 21 cm.)

Please note the colors and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. The plates are in generally excellent condition. Faint offsetting is visible on the pages opposite many of the plates and several of the pages are uncut. The lower edges of a number of pages are slightly worn. Individual condition notes are as follows: I. The City of Ambition - The photogravure is loose. II. The City Across the River - The photogravure is tipped to the page at the upper left corner only. VI. Old and New New York - The photogravure is loose. VII. The Aeroplane - The photogravure is tipped to the page at the lower left corner only. XI. The Swimming Lesson - The photogravure is tipped to the page at the upper right corner only. XII. The Pool–Deal - The photogravure is loose. Halftone after a Picasso work - This halftone is loose. The wrappers and free endpapers are nearly fully detached. The spine is lacking but the binding remains intact and tight. As is typical with issues of Camera Work, the edges and corners of the wrappers are worn, including: multiple small rips along the edges; a small loss to the lower edge of the back cover; and a small loss of the gray paper at the upper right corner of the front cover.


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. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color 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. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Sotheby's New York, 8 May 1984, Sale 5176, Lot 295
The photogravures are as follows:

I. The City of Ambition (1910)

II. The City Across the River (1910)

III. The Ferry Boat (1910)

IV. The Mauretania (1910)

V. Lower Manhattan (1910)

VI. Old and New New York (1910)

VII. The Aeroplane (1910)

VIII. A Dirigible (1910)

IX. The Steerage (1907)

X. Excavating—New York (1911)

XI. The Swimming Lesson (1906)

XII. The Pool—Deal (1910)

XIII. The Hand of Man (1902)

XIV. In the New York Central Yards (1903)

XV. The Terminal (1892)

XVI. Spring Showers, New York (1900)