Photographs from the Ginny Williams Collection

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 27.11.2020 - 04.12.2020

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Alfred Eisenstaedt

Alfred Eisenstaedt1898 - 1995Drum Major and Children, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor gelatin silver print, signed and with edition '99/250' in ink in the margin, credit, title, date, and copyright in pencil, on the reverse, framed, Circle Fine Art Corporation and Ginny Williams Collection labels

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Judy Dater

Judy Daterb. 1941'Imogen and Twinka' gelatin silver print, signed and editioned '2/10 AP' in pencil, the 1983 Imogen Cunningham Centennial Celebration stamp embossed in the margin, signed, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse, framed, a Ginny Williams Photographs, Inc. label on the reverse

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh1908 - 2002Georgia O'Keeffe large-format gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in ink on the mount, 1956, printed laterimage: 19 3/4 by 15 7/8 in. (50.2 by 40.3 cm

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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George Tice

George Ticeb. 1938'Country Road, Lancaster, Pennsylvania' gelatin silver print, signed in ink on the mount and titled, dated, and annotated 'PRINT: 1/2/06' in pencil on the reverse, framed, Peter Fetterman Gallery and Ginny Williams Collection labels on the reverse, 1961, printed in 2006image: 5 1/4

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Ernst Haas

Ernst Haas1921 - 1986'The Creation' (New York: Daniel Wolf Press, 1981-82, an edition of 300), a portfolio of 10 dye-transfer prints, each mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, in individual wrappers with letterpress title and date, 1962-81, printed in 1982; together with printed title

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott1898 - 1991New York at Night gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's 'Abbot, Maine' stamp on the reverse, framed, a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse, 1932, printed laterimage: 13 1/2 by 10 1/2 in. (23.3 by 26.7 cm.)frame: 23 by 18

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger1906 - 199942nd Street as Viewed from Weehawken gelatin silver print, signed in ink in the margin, credit, title, date, and copyright in pencil and editioned '7/50 + 10' in ink, on the reverse, framed, Circle Fine Art and Ginny Williams Collection labels on the reverse, 1942

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Oscar Graubner

Oscar Graubner1897-1977Margaret Bourke-White atop the Chrysler Building (close up) ferrotyped gelatin silver print, signed and inscribed 'To Edna Robb Webster with best regards' in ink on the image, framed, circa 1930image: 11 7/8 by 9 in. (30.2 by 22.9 cm.)frame: 20 1/4 by 16 1/4 in. (51.4 by 41.3

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott1898 - 1991Selected Images 2 large-format gelatin silver prints from the Retrospective Portfolio (New York: Parasol Press, 1982, a total edition of 40), comprising Parafoti, 317 Broadway, New York and Poultry Shop, East Seventh Street, New York, each mounted, signed and respectively

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger1906 - 1999S. S. United States, New York Harbor gelatin silver print, signed in ink in the margin, credit, title, date, and copyright in pencil, edition stamp, with '3/50+10' in ink, on the reverse, framed, a Circle Fine Art label on the reverse, 1952, printed in 1991image: 10 1/2

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Edward W. Quigley

Edward W. Quigley1898 - 1977New York from the Staten Island Ferry toned gelatin silver print, date unknownimage: 3 1/4 by 6 1/8 in. (8.3 by 15.6 cm

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger1906 - 1999Brooklyn Bridge gelatin silver print, signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, 1948, printed laterimage: 10 1/2 by 13 3/8 in. (26.7 by 34 cm.)frame: 16 1/4 by 19 1/2 in. (41.3 by 49.5 cm

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White1904 - 1971Louisville Flood Red Cross Relief Station, Louisville, K. Y. gelatin silver print, embossed signature and with edition '32/100' in ink in the margin, credit, title, date, copyright, and annotations in pencil and with the 'LIFE Gallery of Photography/Estate of Margaret

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Marjorie Content

Marjorie Content1895 - 1984N. Y. C. gelatin silver print, signed in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1926image: 6 1/2 by 4 1/4 in. (16.5 by 10.8 cm.)frame: 19 by 15 in. (48.3 by 38.1 cm

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott1898 - 1991Broadway to the Battery gelatin silver print, signed in pencil on the reverse, framed, a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse, 1938, printed laterimage: 13 by 10 in. (33 by 25.4 cm.)frame: 21 1/2 by 17 1/4 in. (54.6 by 43.8 cm

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White1904 - 1971Looking Down on West 36th Street in the Garment Center, New York City gelatin silver print, credit, title, date, copyright, and annotation in pencil on the reverse, framed, Staley-Wise Gallery and Ginny Williams Gallery labels on the reverse, 1930, printed in

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Ralph Steiner

Ralph Steiner1899 - 1986Two Men by the Sea gelatin silver print, mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the overmat, 1921, printed in 1980image: 4 3/4 by 3 3/4 in. (12.1 by 9.5 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger1906 - 1999Coney Island Beach, July 4, 1949 gelatin silver print, signed in ink in the margin, with 'Print made in Time-Life Photo Lab, 1991'; '© Time Warner Inc. / All Rights Reserved;' and 'Coney Island, July 4, 1949 by Andreas Feininger' and editioned '3/50' in pencil, on the

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White1904 - 1971Coney Island, Parachute Jump, New York ferrotyped gelatin silver print, LIFE PHOTO credit and date stamps on the reverse, framed, Joel Soroka, Ltd., and Tampa Museum of Art labels on the reverse, 1952image: 10 5/8 by 13 1/2 in. (27 by 34.3 cm.)frame: 23 1/4 by 23 3/4

Lot #: 19

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson1908 - 2004Siena, Italy gelatin silver print, signed in ink in the margin, framed, a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse, 1933, printed laterimage: 14 by 9 1/2 in. (35.6 by 24.1 cm.)frame: 22 1/4 by 18 1/4 in. (56.5 by 24.1 cm

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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André Kertész

André Kertész1894 - 1985The Eiffel Tower, Paris gelatin silver print, signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1929, printed laterimage: 7 3/4 by 9 5/8 in. (19.7 by 24.4 cm.)frame: 16 1/2 by 20 1/4 in. (41.9 by 51.4 cm

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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André Kertész

André Kertész1894 - 1985Carrefour, Blois gelatin silver print, signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1930, printed laterimage: 10 by 13 5/8 in. (25.4 by 34.6 cm.)frame: 16 by 20 1/4 in. (40.6 by 51.4 cm

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Pim Van Os

Pim Van Os 1910-1954Untitled (Self-Portrait in a Bar Mirror) ferrotyped gelatin silver print, circa 1950 image: 9 1/2 by 7 1/4 in. (24.1 by 18.4 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White1904 - 1971Bartender, New York Speakeasy warm-toned gelatin silver print, black ink borders, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's credit stamp and a typed caption on the reverse, framed, a Ginny Williams Gallery, Denver, label on the reverse, circa

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Brassaï

Brassaï1899 - 1984Selected Images of Paris a group of 3 gelatin silver prints comprising Deux voyons (Big Albert's Gang); Prostitute, Place d'Italie; and Prostitute with Client, the first signed in ink in the margin, each with the photographer's studio stamp on the reverse, 2 framed, 1931-32

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt1904 - 1983East India Dock Road gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in ink on the mount, credit and title in pencil on the reverse, 1938, printed laterimage: 13 1/2 by 11 3/8 in. (34.3 by 28.9 cm

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson B. 1933The Dwarf gelatin silver print, signed in pencil on the reverse, 1958, printed later image: 11 7/8 by 7 3/4 in. (30.5 by 19.7 cm

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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August Sander

August Sander1876 - 1964Farmer on His Way to Church gelatin silver print with black borders, the photographer's 'Köln Lindenthal' blindstamp on the image, signed and dated by Gerd Sander, the photographer's grandson, in pencil, and the archive stamp, with numerical notations and edition '2/[12]' in

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson1913 - 1990The New Mayfair Edwardians (Peter Coats, William Aykroyd, and Mark Gilbey, Savile Row) gelatin silver print, signed and dated in ink on the image, 1948, printed laterimage: 19 1/2 by 15 3/8 in. (49.5 by 39.1 cm

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020

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Louis Faurer

Louis Faurer 1916-2001'N. Y. C.' gelatin silver print, signed, titled, and dated in ink in the margin, signed, titled, dated, and editioned 'A. P. 3/6' in pencil on the reverse, 1949, printed in 1991image: 12 by 8 in. (30.5 by 20.3 cm

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 27 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020