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Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller) | Kellar loses his head

Estimate:

4,000 to - 6,000 USD

Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller) | Kellar loses his head

Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller) | Kellar loses his head

Estimate:

4,000 to - 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

11,970

USD

Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller)

Kellar in his Latest Mystery Self Decapitation. Cincinnati & New York: Strobridge Lith. Co. 1898 (N.Y. no. 8105)


Color lithograph window card (16 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.; 420 x 294 mm). Some restoration at lower right corner with a few letters of the imprint supplied in facsimile. Matted, framed, and glazed with Plexiglas.


A vivid depiction of one of Kellar's most startling effects.


REFERENCE:

Exemplars, p. 41; Illusions 43; Magic, p. 302; TTW 7

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.