30 mai 2010

Robert Mapplethorpe 's Two Silver Prints & Three Photogravure

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), Calla Lily, 1984. photo Sotheby's Silver print, printed 1984. Flush-mounted to sturdy card. Signed, dated and dedicated for Anne in ink in the lower margin. On the reverse on the card with the photographer's copyright stamp, signed by the photographer and dated 1984 in ink, and titled Calla Lilly #1 (sic), dated, numbered 2/10 and 1357 in an unknown hand. Mounted and framed. image 38.5 x 38.5 cm (15 1/8 x 15 1/8 in.), sheet 50.2 x 40 cm (19 ¾ x 15 ¾ in.) Est. 40,000—60,000 GBP Lot Sold 103,250... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2010

Kiichi Asano, two silver prints, 1953.

Kiichi Asano, Untitled, 1953 Silver Print. Image size: 12.5 x 17.5 in. (31.8 x 44.5 cm) Paper Size: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm) Signed, titled, dated and editioned with artist and estate stamps in Japanese ink on verso - Estimate: from $2,500 to $3,500 Kiichi Asano, A rainy Commencement Ceremony day, January 1953’ (ladies in kimonos with parasols), 1953 Silver Print, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)  Signed, titled, dated and editioned with artist and estate stamps in Japanese ink on verso - Estimate: from $2,500... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2009

Cecil Beaton, Elizabeth Taylor, 1950

Cecil  Beaton, Elizabeth Taylor, 1950 Silver print. Printed on double weigh textured paper. Stamped on verso "Cecil Beaton Photograph" and "001017". Inscribed in pencil "Elizabeth Taylor" and "B650794". Estimate: from $2,500 to $3,000Cecil Beaton is well known for his contribution to fashion photography, portraiture, and theatrical design. Beaton attended but did not graduate from St. John’s College, Cambridge, and utilized his university contacts in arranging a portrait sitting... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003), "Shell [Nautilus]." & "Shell."

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Shell [Nautilus]." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches (23.5x18.4 cm.), with the "Negative by Edward Weston/Print by Cole Weston" notation and the title, date and negative number, in pencil, in Cole's hand, on mount verso. 1927; printed 1970s - Estimate $5,000-7,500 The Art of Edward Weston, 39. Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition, 25. Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston, 26. Edward Weston: Photographs,... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Fournudes silver prints from Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006)

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006) "Dark Torso with Hands.". courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 11x8 1/4 inches (28x21 cm.), with Bernhard's signature, in pencil, on mount recto, and her signature, title, date, in pencil, and copyright stamp on mount verso. 1971; printed 1970s-early 1980s - Estimate $5,000-7,500 The Eternal Body, 38.. Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006) " Abstract Torso." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 12 1/2x10 1/2 inches (31.7x26.7 cm.), with Bernhard's... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Alfred Eisenstaedt, (1898-1995) "Model Looking in the Mirror of Fashion Designer Molineux, Paris."

Alfred Eisenstaedt, (1898-1995) "Model Looking in the Mirror of Fashion Designer Molineux, Paris." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 17 1/2x13 1/2 inches (44.4x34.3 cm.), with Eisenstaedt's signature and the edition notations 71/250, in ink, on recto and the title and dates, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1934; printed 1995 - Estimate $3,000-4,500 SWANN GALLERIES, INC. PHOTOGRAPHIC LITERATURE & FINE PHOTOGRAPHS. December 8, 2009 - Swann Auction Galleries
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29 novembre 2009

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003), Three nudes silver prints

Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Nude [Charis, Santa Monica]." . courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries Silver print, 9 1/4x7 1/2 inches (23.5x19.1 cm.), with the "Negative by Edward Weston/Print by Cole Weston" notation on mount verso. 1936; printed no later than 1971 Estimate $4,000-6,000 Fifty Photographs: Edward Weston, 21. Edward Weston: Nudes, 82. Edward Weston: Photographs, 968/1936. Edward Weston (1886-1958)/Cole Weston (1919-2003) "Nude [Margrethe].". courtesy of... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Arnold Newman (1918-2006) Portrait of Cecil Beaton.

Arnold Newman (1918-2006) Portrait of Cecil Beaton. courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. Silver print, 18 1/2x14 1/2 inches (47x36.8 cm.), with Newman's signature, title, dates and inscription, in pencil, on recto. 1978; printed 1980 - Estimate $3,000-4,500 The inscription reads "For Arthur, with awe and friendship, Arnold." From the photogapher; to the present owner. Arnold Newman: Five Decades, 89. Arnold Newman: The Great British, cover and 50. Sitters and Signatures: Autographed Portraits by Arnold Newman, 45. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Jim French (1932- ) "John Pruit, Bow & Arrow."

Jim French (1932- ) "John Pruit, Bow & Arrow." Silver print, 14 1/2x12 1/2 inches (36.8x31.8 cm.), with French's signature, title, date and edition notations 6/25, in pencil, on verso. 1984 - Estimate $1,200-1,800 with--French, Jim. "John Pruitt, Palm Springs." Cibachrome print, 16x20 inches (40.6x50.8 cm.), with French's signature, title, date and edition notations 1/15, in pencil, on verso. 1987. SWANN GALLERIES, INC. PHOTOGRAPHIC LITERATURE & FINE PHOTOGRAPHS. December 8, 2009 - Swann Auction... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2009

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Portrait of Jack Stahl (Lone Mountain College, San Francisco).

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Portrait of Jack Stahl (Lone Mountain College, San Francisco). Silver print, 7 1/2 inches (19.1 cm.) square, with Mapplethorpe's signature and date, in ink, on verso. 1976 - Estimate $4,000-6,000 This print was shown in Mapplethorpe's first exhibition of male nudes at The Kitchen, an alternative space in Manhattan's Soho district, in 1977. It is an early, uneditioned print. SWANN GALLERIES, INC. PHOTOGRAPHIC LITERATURE & FINE PHOTOGRAPHS. December 8, 2009 - Swann Auction Galleries
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