sábado, 7 de junio de 2014

THE CURIOUS COLLECTOR IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. ANTHONY TERRANA NEW YORK 2 & 3 APRIL 2013

Los catálogos de subasta, de las grandes casas de subasta, han mejorado extraordinariamente, algunos son verdaderos libros de arte.
Pues bien comentar un excepcional catálogo por la cantidad y, sobre todo, calidad de las fotos objetos de la subasta.
Además, los textos que acompañan a cada foto sitúan muy bien la foto en su tiempo y en la obra del fotógrafo.

THE CURIOUS COLLECTOR
IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHS FROM
THE COLLECTION OF DR. ANTHONY TERRANA
NEW YORK 2 & 3 APRIL 2013

Mencionemos algunas fotos
  • WILLIAM EGGLESTON b. 1939
Untitled (Biloxi, Mississippi), 1972
Dye transfer print, printed 1996.
12 3/8 x 17 3/4 in. (31.4 x 45.1 cm)
Signed in ink in the margin; signed by William J. Eggleston III, Managing Trustee in ink, titled,
dated and numbered 4/15 in an unidentified hand in pencil within the Eggleston Artistic Trust
copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the verso.
  • FRANCESCA WOODMAN 1958-1981
Untitled, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975-1978
Gelatin silver print.
6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (17.5 x 17.5 cm)
Estimate $25,000-35,000
PROVENANCE
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • ALBERT SANDS SOUTHWORTH &
JOSIAH JOHNSON HAWES 1811–1894 & 1808–1901
Edward Hawes Asleep, with Hands Together, 1850
Whole-plate daguerreotype in a modern case.
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (16.5 x 21.6 cm)
S.o.F. hallmark 9 in the upper left corner.
Estimate $70,000-90,000
PROVENANCE
The Collection of David Feigenbaum,
  • TINA MODOTTI 1896-1942
A proud little agrarista (Mexican peasant boy), circa 1927
Gelatin silver print.
9 x 6 3/4 in. (22.9 x 17.1 cm)
Estimate $60,000-80,000
PROVENANCE
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
  • LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY NAGY 1895-1946
Lyon Stadium, circa 1929
Gelatin silver print.
9 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (23.5 x 17.5 cm)
Signed ‘Foto: Moholy-Nagy’, titled in ink, ‘foto Moholy-Nagy’, ‘moholy-nagy/ berlin’, reproduction
limitation and ‘VU Photo’ stamps on the verso.
  • PAUL OUTERBRIDGE, JR. 1896-1958
Standing Nude, 1922
Platinum print, tipped to board.
4 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.7 x 8.9 cm)
Laguna Beach Art Association Collection label affixed to the reverse of the board.
Estimate $15,000-20,000
  • ALFRED STIEGLITZ 1864-1946
Georgia O’Keeffe, 1919
Platinum palladium print.
9 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. (24.1 x 19.4 cm)
Estimate $300,000-500,000
  • EDWARD WESTON 1886-1958
Shells, 1927
Gelatin silver print, printed before 1947.
7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (19.1 x 23.5 cm)
Initialed and dated in pencil on the mount; signed, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the mount.
Estimate $120,000-180,000
  • HORST P. HORST 1906-1999
Mainbocher Corset, Paris, 1939
Platinum palladium print, printed later.
17 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (45.4 x 34 cm)
Signed in pencil on the recto; signed in pencil on the verso.
Estimate $30,000-50,000
  • RICHARD AVEDON 1923-2004
Dovima with elephants, Evening dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, August, 1955
Gelatin silver print, printed later.
23 x 19 3/4 in. (58.4 x 50.2 cm)
Signed and numbered 18/50 in ink on the verso; title, edition and copyright credit reproduction
limitation stamps on the reverse of the linen flush-mount.

Por cierto un ejemplar de esta foto obtuvo uno de los mayores precios de la historia-actual-de la fotografía, creo recordar que llego al millon de euros.

etc etc. Impresionantes las fotos, como archivo gráfico merece mucho la pena bajarlo, es un pdf de 170 pag. y archivarlo