Photographs

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 15.10.2007 - 16.10.2007

Back

Image
Robert Frank b. 1924

Robert Frank b. 1924 B. 1924 'CHICAGO' signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in ink in the margin, matted, framed, 1956, printed circa 1986 8 7/8 by 6 in. (22.5 by 15.2 cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Robert Frank b. 1924

Robert Frank b. 1924 B. 1924 'NEW MEXICO US 285' signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in ink in the margin, matted, framed, 1955, printed circa 1986 8 3/4 by 6 1/8 in. (22.2 by 15.6 cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Robert Frank b. 1924

Robert Frank b. 1924 B. 1924 'NEW ORLEANS' (TROLLEY) signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in ink in the margin, matted, framed, 1955, printed circa 1986 6 by 9¼ in. (15.2 by 23.5 cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 NUDE STUDY OF MIRIAM LERNER WITH CROSSED ARMS platinum print, signed, dated, and annotated 'Edendale' by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1925 9 1/2 by 7 1/2 in. (24.1 by 19.1 cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 DUNES, OCEANO mounted, signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, numbered '52SO' by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1936 7 5/8 by 9 1/2 in. (19.4 by 24.1 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 NUDE STUDY OF MIRIAM LERNER (TORSO) initialed 'E. W' in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1925 7 3/8 by 9 in. (18.7 by 22.9 cm

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 DUNES, OCEANO mounted, signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, the photographer's 'Edward Weston/Carmel/California/Unretouched Portraits/Prints for Collectors' label, numbered '25-SO' by the photographer in pencil, on the reverse, matted, 1936

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 NUDE (BACK OF ANITA BRENNER) platinum print, signed, annotated 'Mexico D. F.,' and dated by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, mounted along the top edge only to a buff-colored mount, signed, annotated 'Mexico,' and dated by him in pencil on the mount

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$500,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Imogen Cunningham 1883-1976

Imogen Cunningham 1883-1976 1883-1976 'TOWER OF JEWELS' mounted, signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, a framer's annotations in pencil on the reverse, 1925 11 7/8 by 8 3/4 in. (30.2 by 22.2 cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 'GRASS AND SEA, BIG SUR' mounted, signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, titled by him in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1937 7 1/2 by 9 5/8 in. (19.1 by 24.4 cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 'WHALE VERTEBRAE' mounted, signed, dated, and numbered '4 - 50' by the photographer in pencil on the mount, titled, dated, and numbered '20B' and '4 - 50' by him in pencil on the reverse, 1934, no. 4 in a projected edition of 50 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Imogen Cunningham 1883-1976

Imogen Cunningham 1883-1976 1883-1976 'FORMEN EINER BLUME' (MAGNOLIA BLOSSOM) signed by the photographer in pencil in the margin, matted, framed, the photographer's 'Photograph by Imogen Cunningham, Mills College P. O., California, Title/Process/Price' label, with typed German title 'Formen einer

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 DUNES, OCEANO mounted, signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, inscribed 'to Zohmah Daisy o o o o x x x' and signed 'Edward' and numbered '37SO' by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1936 7 5/8 by 9½ in. (19.4 by 24.1 cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Walker Evans 1903-1975

Walker Evans 1903-1975 1903-1975 BREAKFAST ROOM, BELLE GROVE PLANTATION, WHITE CHAPEL, LOUISIANA the photographer's '1681 York Avenue, New York, N. Y. 10028' studio stamp (Keller I) on the reverse, 1935, printing date unknown 7 5/8 by 9 5/8 in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Carleton E. Watkins 1829-1916

Carleton E. Watkins 1829-1916 1829-1916 'THE GARRISON, COLUMBIA RIVER' mammoth-plate albumen print, mounted, circa 1867 15 7/8 by 20 3/4 in. (40.3 by 52.7 cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Robert Adams b. 1937

Robert Adams b. 1937 B. 1937 'BERTHOUD, COLORADO' signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil and with his copyright/credit stamp on the reverse, matted, framed, 1976, printed in 1982 5 by 5 in. (12.7 by 12.7 cm

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Carleton E. Watkins, attributed to 1829-1916

Carleton E. Watkins, attributed to 1829-1916 1829-1916 'CALIFORNIA OAK, SANTA CLARA VALLEY' albumen print, mounted, titled in an unidentified hand in pencil on the mount, matted, possibly 1880s 12 by 9 1/2 in. (30.5 by 24.1 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 NAUTILUS mounted, signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, matted, framed, 1927 9 3/8 by 6 5/8 in. (23.8 by 16.8 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$900,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 DUNES, OCEANO mounted, initialed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, signed, titled, dated, and numbered '47SO' by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1936, probably printed in the 1940s 7 5/8 by 9 5/8 in. (10.3 by 24.4 cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Paul Strand 1890-1976

Paul Strand 1890-1976 1890-1976 'THE FAMILY, LUZZARA, EMILIA, ITALY' (LUSETTI FAMILY) with black ink border, flush-mounted to paper, mounted again to card, signed, titled, dated, numbered '#15' (circled), and annotated by the photographer in blue ink, with printing notations in unidentified hands in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Paul Strand 1890-1976

Paul Strand 1890-1976 1890-1976 'CAFÉ DE LA PAIX, AUDIERNE, FINISTÉRE, FRANCE' flush-mounted, signed and numbered '#12' by the photographer in pencil on the reverse, accompanied by a secondary card mount, signed, titled, dated, numbered '#12,' and annotated by the photographer in ink on the reverse

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$90,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Lewis W. Hine 1874-1940

Lewis W. Hine 1874-1940 1874-1940 WORKER, EMPIRE STATE BUILDING oversized, warm-toned, annotated 'Photograph by Lewis W. Hine/Hastings on Hudson, N. Y.' by the photographer in ink on the reverse, matted, 1930 15 7/8 by 19 3/4 in. (40.3 by 50.2 cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Richard Avedon 1923-2004

Richard Avedon 1923-2004 1923 - 2004 'JAMES LYKINS, OIL FIELD WORKER, RAWSON, NORTH DAKOTA, 8/17/82' mounted to aluminum, signed, dated, and inscribed 'For Laura and Bob from Dick' by the photographer in ink and with the In the American West series title, title, date, photographer's credit

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Dorothea Lange 1895-1965

Dorothea Lange 1895-1965 1895-1965 'AT THE COTTON WAGON, MIGRANT AGRICULTURAL WORKER, ELOY, ARIZONA' titled by the photographer in ink and with her '1163 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, California, Telephone Landscape 4-3880' studio stamp and another partially crossed-out title on the reverse, matted

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Dorothea Lange 1895-1965

Dorothea Lange 1895-1965 1895-1965 'WHITE ANGEL BREADLINE' mounted, credited and annotated 'Credit - U. S. Camera Salon' in unidentified hands in pencil on the mount, the photographer's letterpress 'Pictures of People, 2515 Gough Street, San Francisco' studio label and credited 'Dorothy Lange [sic

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$450,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Louis Faurer 1916-2001

Louis Faurer 1916-2001 1916-2001 PARK AVENUE GARAGE signed and inscribed with his '40 Sutton Pl.' studio address and annotated 'PL-8-1674' by the photographer in blue ink on the reverse, matted, 1950 9 7/8 by 13 1/4 in. (25.1 by 33.7 cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Robert Frank b. 1924

Robert Frank b. 1924 B. 1924 LONDON (BELSIZE CRESCENT) matted, framed, 1951, probably printed in the 1950s or 1960s 8 7/8 by 13 1/2 in. (22.5 by 34.3 cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Robert Frank b. 1924

Robert Frank b. 1924 B. 1924 'NYC' (34TH STREET) signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in ink in the margin, matted, framed, 1948, printed in the 1970s 13 1/4 by 8 5/8 in. (33.7 by 21.9 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$90,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
László Moholy-Nagy 1895-1946

László Moholy-Nagy 1895-1946 1895-1946 PHOTOGRAM large-format photogram, a unique object, signed 'L. Moholy-Nagy' and dated ''39' by the photographer in pencil and inscribed 'To Charlie, with best wishes and friendship, Moholy, July 30/41' by him in ink on the reverse, 1939 16 by 20 in. (40.6 by 50

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007

Image
Edward Weston 1886-1958

Edward Weston 1886-1958 1886-1958 NAUTILUS SHELL (CROSS-SECTION) mounted, initialed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, signed and dated by the photographer and inscribed '2S 1927' in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse, matted, 1927, probably printed in the 1940s 9 3/8

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 15 Oct 2007 - 16 Oct 2007