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Auction: Books and Prints
was auctioned on: 3 November 2008
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EWING, MAX A collection of photographs and ephemera from the collection of Carl Van Vechten, circa 1920s-1930s

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Estimate: US$600 - US$900
Price realised:  US$1,375
Lot number 3153, Views: 104

EWING, MAX A collection of photographs and ephemera from the collection of Carl Van Vechten circa 1920s-1930s , comprising photographs of sculptures; exhibition catalogues for the Max Ewing Collection of Extraordinary Portraits (this copy inscribed by Ewing to his parents), the Max Ewing Collection of Incredible Portraits, and The Carnival of Venice at Julien Levy Gallery; press clippings; and handwritten postcards including one to Van Vechten. Many of the items bear Van Vechten's bookplate. A multi-media artist and photographer, Max Ewing met Carl Van Vechten in 1922 and befriended many figures in the transatlantic avant-garde, including Theodore Dreiser, Jacques Rigaut, Jean Cocteau and Gertrude Stein.

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Books and Prints
Date of the auction: 3 Nov 2008
Address: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
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