Photographs

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 02.10.2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'CHEESE STORE: 276 BLEECKER STREET, MANHATTAN' numbered '197' in the negative, the photographer's '50 Commerce St., New York City' studio and Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' stamps and with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil on the reverse, 1937

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'GUNSMITH' numbered '203' in the negative, the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil, on the reverse, 1937 (Yochelson, Lower East Side, pl. 29) 9 5/8 by 7 3/4 in. (24.4 by 19.7 cm

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'RADIO ROW' numbered '101' in the negative, the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in pencil, on the reverse, 1936 (Yochelson, Lower West Side, pl. 5) 7 7/8 by 9 5/8 in. (22.5 by 24.4 cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'BROOKLYN BRIDGE PIER 21, PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD' numbered '225' in the negative, the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil, on the reverse, 1937 (Yochelson, Wall Street, pl. 47) 7 3/4

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'HARDWARE STORE' numbered in the negative, the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in pencil, on the reverse, 1938 (Yochelson, Lower East Side, pl. 35) 7 7/8 by 9 5/8 in. (20 by 24.4 cm

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'BERENICE ABBOTT'S NEW YORK III' (New York: Parasol Press, 1979, a total edition of 65), a portfolio of 12 photographs, each mounted, signed and editioned '30/60' in pencil on the mount, the portfolio and reproduction rights stamps on the reverse, 1930s, printed in 1979

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'SNUFF SHOP' the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil, on the reverse, 1938 (Yochelson, Lower East Side, pl. 7) 9 1/4 by 7 5/8 in. (23.5 by 19.4 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'BERENICE ABBOTT'S NEW YORK II' (New York: Parasol Press, 1979, a total edition of 65), a portfolio of 12 photographs, each mounted, signed and editioned '30/60' in pencil on the mount, the portfolio and reproduction rights stamps on the reverse, 1930s, printed in 1979

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 NEW YORK AT NIGHT mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's Maine studio stamp on the reverse, framed, 1932, printed later (Steidl, Vol. II, cover, frontispiece, and p. 35) 13 1/4 by 10 5/8 in. (33.7 by 27 cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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WALKER EVANS

Walker Evans 1903-1975 PAINTED AND POSTED ADVERTISEMENTS ON FAÇADE OF RIVER FRONT COFFEE SHOP flush-mounted, the Lunn Gallery stamp, with numbers 'XIV' and '73v,' and annotations in pencil on the reverse, circa 1934 7 3/8 by 6 1/2 in. (18.7 by 16.5 cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'COURT OF FIRST MODEL TENEMENT HOUSE IN NEW YORK' the photographer's '50 Commerce St., New York City' studio, Federal Art Project 'Changing New York,' and 'Duplicate' stamps and with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil on the reverse, 1936; accompanied by a typed

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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LEWIS W. HINE

Lewis W. Hine 1874-1940 'THE "STEEL WORKERS" ARE ALWAYS ON TOP. "CONSTRUCTORS" LAY A BEAM. EMPIRE STATE' with credit, title, and numerical notations in pencil and ink and the photographer's 'Interpretive Photography, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York' and reproduction rights stamps on the reverse, circa

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE' numbered '65' in the negative, the photographer's '50 Commerce St., New York City' studio and Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' stamps and with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil on the reverse, 1936 (Yochelson, North of 59th

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'N. Y. PRODUCE EXCHANGE BUILDING, CUSTOM HOUSE STATUE: IN REAR' numbered '152' in the negative, the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in colored pencil, on the reverse, 1936 (Yochelson, Wall Street

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BERENICE ABBOTT

Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 'FACADE; ALWYN COURT' the photographer's Federal Art Project 'Changing New York' and caption stamps, with title, date, and annotations in pencil, on the reverse, 1938 (Yochelson, Middle West Side, pl. 33) 9 1/2 by 7 1/2 in. (24.1 by 19.1 cm

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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EDWARD STEICHEN (1879-1973) / GEORGE TICE (B. 1938)

Edward Steichen (1879-1973) / George Tice (B. 1938) 'EDWARD STEICHEN: TWENTY-FIVE PHOTOGRAPHS' (Mamaronek, New York: Prestige Art, 1982, a total edition of 132), a portfolio of 25 photographs, each mounted, the portfolio label, signed by George Tice and Joanna Steichen, the photographer's widow, in

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 'PORTFOLIO VII' (New York: Parasol Press, 1976, a total edition of 115), a portfolio of 11 gelatin silver prints and one unique Polaroid print, the gelatin silver prints mounted, signed and with sequential numbers and edition '91/115' in pencil on the mount or on the mat, the

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 'MT. MCKINLEY AND WONDER LAKE, DENALI NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA' mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's Carmel studio stamp (BMFA 11), with title and date in ink, on the reverse, 1947, printed no later than 1974 (400 Photographs, p. 233) 15 1/4 by 18 3/4 in

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 ASPENS, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO mounted to Crescent illustration board, signed in ink on the mount, the photographer's Carmel studio stamp (BMFA 5) on the reverse, 1958, probably printed between 1962 and 1963 (400 Photographs, p. 373) 13 1/4 by 10 1/8 in. (33.6 by 25.7 cm

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 'MAROON BELLS, NEAR ASPEN, COLORADO' plate 3 from Portfolio VI, mounted, signed and the numbers 'VI-3' and edition '65/110' in pencil on the mount, the portfolio stamp on the reverse, 1951, printed in 1974 (400 Photographs, p. 367) 15 1/2 by 19 1/2 in. (39.4 by 49.5 cm

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 'SAND DUNES, SUNRISE, DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL MONUMENT, CALIFORNIA' mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's Carmel studio stamp (BMFA 11), with title and date in ink, on the reverse, circa 1948, probably printed between 1973 and 1977 (400 Photographs, p. 184

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 WINTER SUNRISE, SIERRA NEVADA FROM LONE PINE, CALIFORNIA mural-sized, signed with a stylus on the image, flush-mounted to heavy board, annotation in ink on the reverse, framed, 1944, probably printed in the 1950s or 1960s 28 3/8 by 39 3/4 in. (72.1 by 101 cm

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BRETT WESTON

Brett Weston 1911-1993 'TEN PHOTOGRAPHS' (Carmel: self-published, 1981, an edition of 50), a portfolio of 10 photographs, each mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, 1945-62, printed in 1981; together with the printed colophon. Folio, taupe cloth portfolio with flaps and black lettering

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BRETT WESTON

Brett Weston 1911-1993 'BAJA CALIFORNIA' (Carmel: self-published, 1967, an edition of 50), a portfolio of 15 photographs, each mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, 1964-67, printed in 1967. Folio, gilt-lettered brown leatherette portfolio with flaps Each approximately 9 5/8 by 7 5/8 in

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BRETT WESTON

Brett Weston 1911-1993 GARRAPATA BEACH mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, 1954, printed later (Voyage of the Eye, cover and unpaginated) 10 3/4 by 13 3/4 in. (27.3 by 34.9 cm

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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PIRKLE JONES

Pirkle Jones 1914-2009 'PORTFOLIO TWO' (Mill Valley, California: self-published, 1968, an edition of 110), a portfolio of 12 photographs, each mounted, signed and with the portfolio stamp, numbered sequentially and editioned '31,' in ink on the reverse, 1947-58, printed in 1968; together with the

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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BRETT WESTON

Brett Weston 1911-1993 MENDENHALL GLACIER mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, 1973, printed later (Master Photographer, pl. 85) 15 1/2 by 18 1/4 in. (39.4 by 46.4 cm

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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WILLIAM GARNETT

William Garnett 1916-2006 'PLOWED FIELD (VERTICAL), ARVIN, CALIF.' flush-mounted, signed, titled, and annotated in pencil and with the photographer's '3777 El Sereno, Altadena, California, Sycamore 7-8483' studio label, stamped 'copyrighted 1953' and 'Reproduction Prohibited,' his '1286 Congress

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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WILLIAM GARNETT

William Garnett 1916-2006 'INDIAN LAND, PAINTED DESERT, SOUTH OF MARBLE CANYON, ARIZ.' flush-mounted, signed, titled, and annotated in pencil and with the photographer's credit and reproduction rights stamps on the reverse, 1954 19 by 14 1/8 in. (48.3 by 35.9 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2013

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ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 'HALF DOME--MOON, YOSEMITE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA' mural-sized, mounted to Strathmore illustration board, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's Carmel studio stamp (BMFA 7), titled in ink and initialed in pencil, on the reverse, 1960, probably printed between 1963 and

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 2 Oct 2013