Photographs

Christie's
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SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 06.04.2021

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CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) Mount...

CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) Mount Watkins, Fully Reflected in Mirror Lake, Yosemite, 1865-1866 mammoth-plate albumen print, mounted on board titled in ink (mount, recto) image/sheet: 20 ¼ x 15 ½ in. (51.4 x 39.3 cm.) mount: 26 ¼ x 20 ½ in. (66.6 x 52 cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) Yosemite...

CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) Yosemite Falls, 1865-1866 mammoth-plate albumen print, mounted on board titled in ink (mount, recto) image/sheet: 20 ¼ x 15 ½ in. (51.4 x 39.3 cm.) mount: 26 ¼ x 20 ½ in. (66.6 x 52.1 cm

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) Cathedral...

CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916) Cathedral Spires, Yosemite, 1865-1866 mammoth-plate albumen print, mounted on board titled in ink (mount, recto) image/sheet: 20 ¼ x 15 ¾ in. (51.4 x 40 cm.) mount: 26 ¼ x 20 ½ in. (66.6 x 52 cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946) ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946) The Steerage...

ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946) The Steerage, 1907 large format photogravure on vellum, printed 1915 variously numbered in pencil (verso) image: 12 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (32.2 x 25.8 cm.) sheet: 18 ¼ x 12 5/8 in. (46.4 x 32.2 cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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BERENICE ABBOTT (1898–1991) BERENICE ABBOTT (1898–1991) Faces of the 20's

BERENICE ABBOTT (1898–1991) Faces of the 20's New York: Parasol Press, Ltd., 1981. 12 gelatin silver prints, each mounted on board; each signed and numbered '46/60' in pencil (mount, recto); each stamped photographer's/Parasol Press Ltd. credit, portfolio title, date and reproduction limitation

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LEWIS WICKES HINE (1874–1940) LEWIS WICKES HINE (1874–1940) Mechanic and...

LEWIS WICKES HINE (1874–1940) Mechanic and Steam Pump, 1921 gelatin silver print titled in pencil with artist's 'Interpretive Photography' stamp (verso) image: 9 5/8 x 7 in. (24.5 x 17.8 cm.) sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20.4 cm

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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MAN RAY (1890–1976) MAN RAY (1890–1976) Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924

MAN RAY (1890–1976) Le Violon d'Ingres, 1924 gelatin silver print, printed 1950s signed and dated (in the negative); signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'for Hans Richter, affectionately, Man Ray' by the artist in ink; annotated 'reproduction rights to/ Man Ray/ 4 rue Férou/ PARIS 6' by the artist

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957...

CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) Autoportrait avec Chien (Self-portrait with dog), 1925 gelatin silver print inscribed 'Eu si cu Catana' in ink (recto); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (frame backing board) image/sheet: 7 x 8 ½ in. (17.7 x 21.5 cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957...

CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) Autoportrait avec Chien (Self-portrait with dog), 1925 gelatin silver print inscribed 'Catana si en mine' in ink (recto); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (frame backing board) image/sheet: 7 x 8 ½ in. (17.7 x 21.5 cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) Torse de...

CONSTANTIN BRÂNCUSI (1876–1957) Torse de jeune femme, (Torso of a young woman) c. 1909 gelatin silver print credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery labels (frame backing board) image/sheet: 11 ½ x 8 in. (29.2 x 20.3 cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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FLORENCE HENRI (1893–1982) FLORENCE HENRI (1893–1982) Figure composition...

FLORENCE HENRI (1893–1982) Figure composition, reclining woman with shell, 1930 gelatin silver print stamped with photographer's credit and variously inscribed and annotated in pencil and ink (verso) image/sheet: 9 x 6 ¾ in. (22.9 x 17 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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MAURICE TABARD (1897–1984) MAURICE TABARD (1897–1984) Portrait of Georges...

MAURICE TABARD (1897–1984) Portrait of Georges Pomies, c. 1929 gelatin silver print credited and numbered '85.030' in pencil (verso) image/sheet: 9 5/8 x 8 in. (24.4 x 20.2 cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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EDWARD STEICHEN (1879–1973) EDWARD STEICHEN (1879–1973) Paul Robeson, 1933

EDWARD STEICHEN (1879–1973) Paul Robeson, 1933 gelatin silver print stamped with photographer's '80 West 40th Street' credit and Condé Nast copyright credit (verso) image/sheet: 9 ½ x 7 ½ in. (24.1 x 19.1 cm.) mount: 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.4 cm

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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ALEXANDER RODCHENKO (1891–1956) ALEXANDER RODCHENKO (1891–1956) Pioneer...

ALEXANDER RODCHENKO (1891–1956) Pioneer Trubach (Bugler), 1930 gelatin silver print, printed 1950s-1960s by the artist’s daughter, Varvara Rodchenko, from original negatives credited and annotated in pencil in an unknown hand, with 'univ. prof. ing. lubomir linhart' address stamp (verso

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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ALEXANDER RODCHENKO (1891–1956) ALEXANDER RODCHENKO (1891–1956) Vladimir...

ALEXANDER RODCHENKO (1891–1956) Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1924 gelatin silver print, printed 1950s-1960s by the artist’s daughter, Varvara Rodchenko, from original negatives credited and annotated in pencil in an unknown hand, with 'univ. prof. ing. lubomir linhart' address stamp (verso) image: 7 ½ x 5 ½

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) American Legionnaire...

WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) American Legionnaire, Pennsylvania, 1936 gelatin silver print, printed by mid-1950s numbered 'I' and '72' in pencil in Lunn Gallery stamp (verso) image/sheet: 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (20 x 25 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) 'The Grand Man', Wall...

WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) 'The Grand Man', Wall Mural, c. 1935 gelatin silver print, printed 1960s-1970s signed in pencil (mat, recto); numbered 'XXI' and 'I' in pencil in Lunn Gallery stamp (verso); numbered 'XXI' and 'I' in pencil in Lunn Gallery stamp (mat, verso) image: 7 x 4 5/8 in. (17.7 x 11.7

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) Bedroom Dresser, Shrimp...

WALKER EVANS (1903–1975) Bedroom Dresser, Shrimp Fisherman’s House, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1945 gelatin silver print, printed 1960s-1970s numbered 'II' and '52' in pencil in Lunn Galllery stamp (verso) image: 9 ¼ x 7 ¼ in. (23.4 x 18.4 cm.) sheet: 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25 x 20 cm

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) Letter to Walker Evans...

ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) Letter to Walker Evans, 1955 handwritten letter to Walker Evans, with accompanying autographed envelope; Hollywood, California, December 27, 1955; 2 pages; letter sheet: 8 ½ x 5 ½ in. (21.5 x 13.9 cm.); envelope approximately 5 ¾ x 7 ½ in. (14.6 x 19.1 cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) Switzerland, 1945-1946

ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) Switzerland, 1945-1946 gelatin silver print, printed probably 1950s-1960s signed in ink, titled and dated in pencil in 'Robert Frank Archive' stamp, inscribed 'Lines in my Hand 7’ in pencil, also with photographer's copyright credit (verso) image/sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) Men of Air, New York...

ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019) Men of Air, New York, 1948 gelatin silver print, printed 1960s signed, titled and dated in ink (margin); variously annotated in pencil (verso) image: 11 ¼ x 7 ½ in. (28.5 x 19.1 cm.) sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) ‘Goggle Eyed Man’, 14th...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) ‘Goggle Eyed Man’, 14th St., New York, N.Y., 1947–1948 chromogenic print, printed 1991 signed, titled, dated and numbered '3/10', inscribed with copyright insignia, all in ink (verso) image: 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ in. (23.4 x 15.8 cm.) sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.) This work is

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) ‘Mask of the Avenger...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) ‘Mask of the Avenger’, Times Square, New York City, 1947 chromogenic print, printed 1977 signed and dated in pencil (margin); signed and titled, with date of image and of print all in ink (verso) image: 7 x 4 5/8 in. (17.7 x 11.7 cm.) sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Family, Times Square...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Family, Times Square, 1950 dye-transfer print, printed 1980 signed, titled, dated, numbered '16/25' and annotated 'printed 1980 in an edition of 25' in pencil (verso) image: 9 ½ x 13 ¾ in. (24.1 x 34.9 cm.) sheet: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.) This work is number sixteen

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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O. WINSTON LINK (1914–2001) O. WINSTON LINK (1914–2001) Hot Shot, Eastbound...

O. WINSTON LINK (1914–2001) Hot Shot, Eastbound at the Iaeger Drive-In, West Virginia, 1956 gelatin silver print, printed 1982 signed and dated '10-82' in ink and stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso) image: 15 ½ x 19 ½ in. (39.3 x 49.5 cm.) sheet: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Garage, Park Avenue, New...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Garage, Park Avenue, New York, N.Y., 1950 gelatin silver print, printed 1982 signed, titled, with date of image and of print and copyright insignia, all in pencil (verso) image: 8 ½ x 12 3/8 in. (21.5 x 31.4 cm.) sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.5 cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Broadway Convertible, New...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Broadway Convertible, New York, N.Y., c. 1948 gelatin silver print, printed 1990 signed, titled, dated, numbered '4/18', inscribed with copyright insignia and annotated 'printed 1990' in pencil (verso) image: 11 3/8 x 17 ¾ in. (28.8 x 45 cm.) sheet: 15 ¾ x 19 ¾ in. (40 x

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Champion, New York, N.Y...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Champion, New York, N.Y., 1949-1950 gelatin silver print, printed 1980 signed, titled, with date of image and date of print, and inscribed with copyright insignia in pencil (verso) image: 7 x 10 ½ in. (17.7 x 26.6 cm.) sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.5 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Eddie, New York...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Eddie, New York, N.Y.,1948 gelatin silver print, printed 1980 signed, titled with date of image and of print and copyright insignia, all in pencil (verso) image: 11 ¾ x 7 ¾ in. (29.8 x 19.6 cm.) sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021

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LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Freudian Handclasp, New...

LOUIS FAURER (1916–2001) Freudian Handclasp, New York, N.Y., 1946–1949 gelatin silver print, printed 1981 signed in ink (margin); signed, titled with date of image and of print and inscription, all in pencil (verso) image: 11 ½ x 7 ¾ in. (29.2 x 19.6 cm.) sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Apr 2021