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Clarence John Laughlin

'The Mystery of "Chance"'

Reserves

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Clarence John Laughlin

Clarence John Laughlin

'The Mystery of "Chance"'

'The Mystery of "Chance"'

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,638

USD

Clarence John Laughlin

1905 - 1985

'The Mystery of "Chance"'



gelatin silver print, mounted on Crescent Illustration Board, signed, titled, and dated in ink on the mount, the photographer's reproduction rights stamps, annotated print no. '1' in ink, on the reverse, 1941 

image: 13 ¼ by 10 ⅜ in. (33.7 by 26.4 cm.)

Please note the color and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. This photograph is in generally very good condition. There is some silvering in the darkest tones. Only visible in raking light are faint streaks or scuffs seen in the darkest tones along the left and right edges. There is edge and corner wear. The mount is soiled and lighted sunned in a thin band at the periphery of the image. There is edge and corner wear. '18V26' is written in an unidentified hand in pencil at the lower edge. The reverse is soiled and tape is adhered to all the edges. At the center of the board, old adhesive remnants that have been removed, abrading the surface in linear strips. Written in ink, possibly in the photographer's hand, are the following: '3875 / Vogue Print / #7 [circled]' and 'L [circled] 2/76.'


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