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Le-Van-Dien: With Satisfaction
c. 1960, silver print, photographer's name, title, and other information in pen verso. Image size: 10.625"x13.875" ($400–$600)
One of a group of photographs taken by South Vietnamese salon photographers while Vietnam was relatively calm.
Barbara E. Leven: House in the Woods
2013/2019, archival pigment print, ed. 2/10, signed, titled, dated, and numbered recto; signed, titled, and dated verso. Image size: 11"x16.5", sheet size: 13"x19" ($800–$1,200)
Exhibited in Glimpses of Our World, sponsored by professional Women Photographers at the Salmagundi Club, New York City, 2019.
Gilles Lorin: Hydrangea
2017/2018, platinum-palladium print on handmade Japanese gampi, ed. 8 + AP, signed recto. Image size: 13.78"x11.02", sheet size: 18.9"x15.75" ($1,000–$2,000)
(Courtesy Jörg Maaß Kunsthandel)
Lubin Film Studio: Continuity Shot from the Lubin Film Studios in Philadelphia, from the Film "The Reward" — #18
c. 1900–10, silver print. Image size: 4.7"x6.625", sheet size: on mount 13"x14.75" ($400–$600)
A selection of Lubin's film stills is in the collection of the Jewish Museum in Philadelphia.
Martha Madigan: Fire/Air
2011, offset lithograph with metallic ink, ed. 60, signed, titled, dated, and numbered recto. Image size: 23.875"x18", sheet size: 28.375"x20.5" ($400–$800)
Published by the Borowsky Center for Publication Arts, University of the Arts.
Christopher Makos: Untitled
1970s, silver print, photographer's name in ink verso. Image size: 6.25"x9", sheet size: 8"x10" ($600–$1,200)
Charles Marville (dit), Charles-François Bossu: Maison de Gardes, Bois de Boulogne
1858, albumen print from wet plate negative. Image size: 9"x13.875", sheet size: ($1,500–$3,000)
Brick cottage with gabled roof with bichromic tiles, iron railing gate and fence adjoining house. Guard house situated near grille fences and gates leading into the Bois de Boulogne.
Transitional albumen print. There were also later prints made of this series in the late 1860s. From the Rare 1858 "Le Bois de Boulogne" Series. The images from this series are extremely rare and are found primarily in French institutions, notably the Bibliotheque Historique de la Ville de Paris (for negatives) and the Bibliotheque Nationale and Musee Carnavalet. In most cases, no more than four or five prints are known to exist.
From the National Gallery of Art: "When Napoleon III became emperor in 1852, Paris had only four public parks, all in the center of the city. One of the emperor’s first projects was to transform the Bois de Boulogne, a large wooded preserve on the western edge of Paris that had served as royal hunting grounds, into a grand public park. The enormous redesign entailed digging lakes and creating streams, constructing cascades and grottoes, replacing the existing straight roads with meandering paths, planting 420,000 trees, and even importing 50 deer. The park also boasted numerous public amenities: cafés, boathouses, a track for horse racing, a zoo, and a pleasure garden with restaurants, theaters, and a photography pavilion. In 1858, at the end of the renovations, Marville received his first official commission from the city of Paris to photograph the architecture and landscape of the park. Marville’s photographs—pellucid, teeming with intricate detail, and yet strangely static — perfectly convey the park’s elegant artificiality, a fantasy version of nature that catered to a growing urban bourgeoisie."
Rania Matar: Nour, Beirut, Lebanon
2017, archival pigment print, signed verso. Image size: 12.8˝x16˝, sheet size: 15.8˝x19˝ ()
SHE at Galerie Tanit, Beirut, 2018; SHE at Robert Klein Gallery, Boston 2019, SHE Portfolio – Marie Claire China, Lenscratch
Leo Matiz: Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan, Mexico
1944, archival pigment print, stamped verso. Image size: 14"x11", sheet size: 22"x17" ($3,000–$6,000)
Cynthia Matthews: Ian McKellan
1981, silver print, #2 from an open edition, signed, titled, dated, numbered and with the photographer's copyright limitation stamp verso. Image size: 12.25"x9", sheet size: 14"x11" ($500–$1,000)
Barbara Morgan: Beaumont Newhall, Ansel Adams and Willard Morgan in Barbara's Studio
1942/1972, silver print, signed, titled and dated in pen by artist on print margin recto, artist "120 High Point Road, Scarsdale NY 10583" stamp on print verso.. Image size: 13.125"x16.875", sheet size: 16"x20" ($2,000–$3,500)
Provenance: David Ruttenberg collection. See: Barbara Morgan, p. 136.
Barbara Morgan: Martha Graham, Primitive Mysteries
1938/1980, silver print, signed, titled and dated in pen by artist on print margin recto, artist "120 High Point Road, Scarsdale NY 10583" stamp on print verso.. Image size: 13.355"x17.5", sheet size: 16"x20" ($2,000–$3,500)
Provenance: David Ruttenberg collection. See: Barbara Morgan, p. 13.
Dave Moser: Curtis, Philadelphia, PA, #0506
2017, archival pigment print, AP 1/2, ed. 9, signed verso. Image size: 16"x21.75", sheet size: 17"x22.25" ($350–$700)
NASA: Viking Orbiter 1 Image of Mars
1980, mosaic of 12 silver prints, labels verso. Image size: 8"x20.25", sheet size: on board 16"x40" ($2,000–$3,000)
nd, label on verso
Arthur Ollman: Untitled, from the New California Views portfolio
1979, chromogenic print, signed and dated verso. Image size: 8.625"x13", sheet size: 11"x14" ($1,500–$2,500)
Sold in part to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Ferdinando Ongania: From Streets and Canals in Venice - Calli e Canali in Venezia, volume 2, pl. 19
1890–91, photogravure. Image size: 9.25"x13.75", sheet size: 14.75"x20.125" ($240–$320)
Luca Pagliari (b. 1965, Italy): Random Stage #19, from the series My Beautiful Dignette
1997, Cibachrome print with ultraviolet lamination, ed. 3/10, signed verso. Image size: 16"x24", sheet size: framed 16.5"x24.75" ($1,000–$2,000)
Writing in the New York Times in February 2001 about his exhibition at Boinni Benrubi Gallery, Margarett Loke said, "Photographers who know how to capitalize on the long exposures of the lensless, shutterless pinhole camera can often coax poetic beauty out of it. Luca Pagliari, an Italian, is one of them. His color-saturated pictures here are moody, painterly and romantic, suggestive of the high and low dramas in everyday life." Provenance: Bonni Benrubi Gallery.
Penn: Native Men with Weapons
1890s?, silver print, signed recto. Image size: 6.75"x5", sheet size: 6.75"x5" ($300–$500)
Stephen Perloff: Notre Dame, Paris
2015/2019, archival pigment print, signed, titled, dated, and numbered verso. Image size: 13.125"x20", sheet size: 17"x22" ($400–$800)