01-28-2011 01-29-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Walter Chappell (American, 1925-2000) Expire (sic) Yucca, Big Sur

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Walter Chappell (American, 1925-2000)

Expire (sic) Yucca, Big Sur, 1964, printed 1964. Signed and dated "WALTER CHAPPELL 1964" in pencil on the mount, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the mount. Gelatin silver print, sheet/image size 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (19.3 x 24.8 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: From the collection of Austin Lamont, by family descent.

Estimate $300-500

There are three very small indentations/scratches to the print surface l.r. visible in raking light.

Photograph is mounted to a mat board sheet, measuring 14 x 17 inches. There is toning, light soiling, and small handling crease to the mount, also tack holes in the corners. The mount is inscribed in pencil on the reverse, "Expire Yucca/Big Sur 1964/Laffler Creek Darkroom/Vintage 1964" in the center and numbered "1989-2/22/WC1/0810" l.l., with a sticker l.r. that is inscribed "WC22/$100.00"


Walter Chappell, Austin Lamont