Classic Photographs

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Roy DeCarava

Man Standing Outside of a Building

Lot Closed

October 5, 02:20 PM GMT

Estimate

15,000 - 25,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Roy DeCarava

1919 - 2009

Man Standing Outside of a Building


gelatin silver print, the photographer's '48 West 84th ST. / N. Y. 24, N. Y. TR. 4-2436' studio stamp [crossed out in ink], his '1015 Sixth Avenue / NY 18 NY WI 7-9556' studio stamp, and annotations in pencil and ink on the reverse, circa 1952

image: 13 ½ by 9 ⅛ in. (34.3 by 23.2 cm.)

Gift of the photographer, likely circa 1960

By descent to the present owner

Another print of this image has been located in the collection of Eastman Museum, Rochester (1966.0079.0006).  It is similarly stamped with DeCarava's West 84th Street location and annotated 'A Photographer's Gallery,' which DeCarava opened in 1955.