Fine Photographs

Swann Galleries, Inc.
104 East 25th Street
NY 10010 New York,
United States
[email protected] · +1 (0)212 2544710 · +1 (0)212 9791017

Date of the auction: 21.10.2021

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(INDIA) An album with 26 photographs, including scenes from Calcutta [Kolkata], Delhi, and Darjeeling. Additional Video The album depicts major landmarks in each city, including temples, hotels, and colonial government buildings; street and river scenes; and portraits of local figures, including

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,400 - US$1,800

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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FRANCIS FRITH (1822-1898) Suite of 22 photographs from Egypt and Palestine, Volumes I and II, comprising 13 of Palestine and 9 of Egypt. Additional Images Albumen prints, the images measuring approximately 6 1/4x9 1/4 inches (15.9x23.5 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts approximately 12x17 inches

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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(SOUTH AMERICA--KRUPP) Two albums with over 140 photographs documenting the Lieutenant Colonel Leydhecker's travels, including Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Jamaica, and more. Additional Video Additional Video Two albums of images documenting Krupp employee Lieutenant Colonel Leydhecker's travels to

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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MARTIN CHAMBI (1891-1973) Thick presentation album entitled Peru, 1947. Congreso Panamericano de Arquitectos. With 104 original photographs, 22 by Chambi. Additional Video Additional Video Comprising studies of indigenous people, pre-Colombian sites, artifacts, and architecture, in addition to

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877) The Hungerford Suspension Bridge, London * A fruit piece with a single pineapple. Salt print and salt print from calotype negative, the images measuring 6 5/8x8 3/8 and 5 3/4x7 1/2 inches (16.8x21.3 and 14.6x19.1 cm.), the sheets 7 1/4x9 inches (18.4x22.9 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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CALVERT RICHARD JONES (1804-1877) Beach view with boats, Malta * A man and woman, seated among prickly pear cactus, Valetta, Malta. Together, 2 photographs. Talbotype and salted paper print from a calotype negative, the images measuring 6 3/8x8 1/2 and 5 1/4x5 5/8 inches (16.2x21.6 and 13.3x14.2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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(CHARLES NÈGRE) (1820-1880) A portfolio titled Charles Nègre, Treize Hèliogravures 1854-1857. Text by André Jammes. Complete with 13 hand-pulled photogravures printed from Nègre's original steel plates, including a cliché-verre; the images measuring from 2x2 1/4 to 28x18 1/2 inches (5.1x5.7 to

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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(J. LOEFFLER & ROCKWOOD) An album of 14 views of New York City and Staten Island related to German businessman L.E. Amsinck. Additional Video The album comprised of 11 views of the stately home and servants' quarters of Staten Island merchant L.E. Amnsinck, counterposed with 3 street scenes of lower

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916) The Bridal Veil and Cathedral Rocks from the Coulterville Trail. Albumen print, the image measuring 7 5/8x11 5/8 inches (19.4x29.5 cm.), the two-toned mount 15 3/4x19 1/2 inches (40x49.5 cm.), with the title printed on mount recto. 1865-66; printed early 1870s

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916) A set of 14 photographs of Big River mills and sweeping scenes of Mendocino, California. Arch-topped mammoth-plate albumen prints, the images each measuring approximately 15 1/2x20 1/2 inches (39.4x52.1 cm.), the mounts 18x23 inches (45.7x58.4 cm.), and slightly

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$45,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON (1843-1942) The Yosemite Falls. Mammoth albumen print, the image measuring 21 1/4x17 inches (54x43.2 cm.), the original mount 26 1/2x22 inches (67.3x55.9 cm.), with Jackson's credit, the Detroit Publishing Co. credit, title, and numeric notation, in the negative. Circa 1898

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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O. PIERRE HAVENS (1838-1912) Leland Oak. Albumen print, the image measuring 10x12 7/8 inches (25.4x32.7 cm.), the mount 10 1/2x13 3/4 inches (26.7x34.9 cm.), with the title in the negative, and Havens' credit and location Jacksonville, Fla., printed on mount recto. Circa 1890

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952) The Vanishing Race. Orotone, the plate measuring 10 1/2x13 1/4 inches (26.7x33.7 cm.), the original Curtis frame 16x19 inches (40.6x48.3 cm.), with Curtis' signature and copyright in the negative; the frame with the Curtis title label and The Curtis Studio label, on

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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EDWARD S. CURTIS (1968-1952) Floating Aphrodite. Blue-toned silver print, the image measuring 10 3/8x13 1/2 inches (26.4x34.3 cm.), with Curtis' signature, copyright, and the notation L.A., in the negative. Circa 1920

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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E.J. BELLOCQ (1873-1949)/LEE FRIEDLANDER (1934- ) Storyville portrait. Gold-toned printing-out paper print, the image measuring 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), the mount 14x17 inches (35.6x43.2 cm.), with Friedlander's Bellocq hand stamp on mount verso. 1911-13; printed 1970s

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864-1946) A selection of 3 choice photogravures from Camera Work Number 12, including Miss S.R., Ploughing, and Horses. Photogravures on Japan tissue, the images measuring 8 1/4x5 1/2 to 7 1/2x5 5/8 inches (21x14 to 19.1x14.3 cm.), each sheet approximately 12x8 1/4 inches (30.5x21

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ALVIN LANGDON COBURN (1882-1996) The Unfinished Bridge * The Waterfront. Together, 2 photogravures, the images measuring approximately 6x6 1/2 inches (15.2x16.5 cm.), the sheets slightly larger. Circa 1907 and 1910

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ANNE BRIGMAN (1869-1950) The Brook * Dawn * The Pool * Dryads (2). Together, 5 photogravures on Japan tissue, the images measuring approximately 8 1/2x6 1/4 to 9 5/8x4 1/4 inches (21.6x15.9 to 24.4x10.8 cm.), four mounted to the original Camera Work page (one detached), one with the printed

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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KARL STRUSS (1886-1981) Woman photographer in a class with Clarence White. Platinum print, the image measuring 4 3/4x3 3/4 inches (12.1x9.5 cm.), the mount 5 1/4x4 1/4 inches (13.3x10.8 cm.), with the date, in pencil, on mount recto, and an Estate of Karl Struss hand stamp, on mount verso. 1911

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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KARL STRUSS (1886-1981) All Outdoors Invites Your Kodak. Silver print, the image measuring 3x1 7/8 inches (7.6x4.8 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with an Estate of Karl Struss hand stamp, on verso. Circa 1913

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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KARL STRUSS (1886-1981) Monterey Coast * In the Southland, Mt. Baldy, California. Together, 2 photographs. Palladium (one) and silver (one) prints, the images measuring 4 1/2x3 5/8 and 3 3/4x2 1/2 inches (11.4x9.2 and 9.5x6.4 cm.), the former with the title, in pencil, and the latter with an Estate

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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PAUL OUTERBRIDGE JR. (1896-1958) Still Life (Christmas again). Silver print, the image measuring 6 5/8x4 inches (16.8x11.1 cm.), with numeric notations, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. Circa 1920

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927) La Rue Quincampoix débouché de la Rue de Venise. Albumen print, the image measuring 8 5/8x7 inches (21.9x17.8 cm.), with Atget's full title, date, and inventory number, in pencil, on verso. 1907

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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EUGÈNE ATGET (1857-1927) Pontoise-ancien Palais du Tribunal, Musèe. Albumen print, the image measuring 7x8 5/8 inches (17.8x21.9 cm.), with Atget's title and inventory number 6370, in pencil, on verso. 1902

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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JACQUES-HENRI LARTIGUE (1894-1986) M. Folletête (Plitt) and Tupy. Silver print, the image measuring 9 1/2x10 5/8 inches (24.1x27 cm.), the sheet 12x16 inches (30.5x40.6 cm.), with Lartigue's signature and sunburst motif, in ink, and his initials blind stamp, on recto. 1912; printed 1980s

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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JACQUES-HENRI LARTIGUE (1894-1986) Suzanne Lenglen, training in Nice. Silver print, the image measuring 9 1/2x13 3/8 inches (24.1x34 cm.), the sheet 12x16 inches (30.5x40.6 cm.), with Lartigue's signature and sunburst motif, in ink, and his initials blind stamp, on recto. 1915; printed 1980s

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (1894-1985) Puszta, Hungary. Silver print, the image measuring 7 1/4x9 3/4 inches (18.4x24.8 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Kertész's signature, title, and negative date, in pencil, on verso. 1914; printed 1970s

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (1894-1985) Imre and Eugenio (My Brothers, Budapest). Silver print, the image measuring 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), with Kertész's signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. 1919; printed 1960s

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (1894-1985) Two women talking in the flea market. Silver print, the image measuring 9 5/8x7 3/4 inches (24.4x19.7 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Kertész's signature and negative date, in pencil, on verso. 1926; printed 1970s

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ (1894-1985) Melancholic Tulip. Silver print, the image measuring 9 3/4x7 inches (24.8x17.8 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Kertész's signature and negative date, in pencil, on verso. 1939; printed circa 1980

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,500

Date: 21 Oct 2021