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Auction archive: Lot number 9

Alo Studies by Albert Arthur Allen

Estimate
US$400 - US$600
Price realised:
US$250
Auction archive: Lot number 9

Alo Studies by Albert Arthur Allen

Estimate
US$400 - US$600
Price realised:
US$250
Beschreibung:

2 volumes. Includes: Alo Studies. [35] pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated with half-tones from nude photographs by Albert Arthur Allen. 23x15 cm (9x6"), saddle-stitched wrappers. First Edition. Alo Studies. Volume II (cover title). Color frontispiece. Illustrated with half-tones from nude photographs by Albert Arthur Allen. 23x15 cm (9x6"), decorative cloth lettered in gilt on cover. First Edition. Albert Arthur Allen (1886–1962) was an American photographer and film director who steered the poetry of pictorialism to the verge of prurient interest. As such, he was often hounded by the U.S. Postal Service for sending "obscene" material by mail. Twin Palms Publishers in Santa Fe, NM published a collection of Allen nudes in 2001.

Auction archive: Lot number 9
Auction:
Datum:
26 Jan 2023
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

2 volumes. Includes: Alo Studies. [35] pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated with half-tones from nude photographs by Albert Arthur Allen. 23x15 cm (9x6"), saddle-stitched wrappers. First Edition. Alo Studies. Volume II (cover title). Color frontispiece. Illustrated with half-tones from nude photographs by Albert Arthur Allen. 23x15 cm (9x6"), decorative cloth lettered in gilt on cover. First Edition. Albert Arthur Allen (1886–1962) was an American photographer and film director who steered the poetry of pictorialism to the verge of prurient interest. As such, he was often hounded by the U.S. Postal Service for sending "obscene" material by mail. Twin Palms Publishers in Santa Fe, NM published a collection of Allen nudes in 2001.

Auction archive: Lot number 9
Auction:
Datum:
26 Jan 2023
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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