New York at Night
8,000 - 12,000 USD
1898 - 1991
New York at Night
large-format gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's 'Abbott, Maine' stamp on the reverse, framed, 1932, printed later
image: 23 ⅝ by 18 ⅝ in. (60 by 47.3 cm.)
frame: 38 ¼ by 32 ¼ in. (97.2 by 81.9 cm.)
Please note that the color and shades in the online catalogue illustrations may vary depending on screen settings. This gelatin silver print appears to be in overall excellent condition. There is a soft one-inch crease and 3 miniscule chips in the emulsion at the upper edge. The mount has edge and corner wear. The reverse of the mount is slightly soiled. 'NYP 9.7' and 'TAW' are written in pencil in an unidentified hand.
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Hank O'Neal, Berenice Abbott: American Photographer (New York, 1982), frontispiece
Berenice Abbott Photographer: A Modern Vision (The New York Public Library, 1989), pl. 9
Berenice Abbott (Göttingen, 2008), vol. 2, cover, frontispiece, and p. 35
Quentin Bajac et al., eds., Photography at MoMA, 1920-1960 (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2016), pl. 180