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

Willard van Dyke (American, 1906-1986) Easter

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


Willard van Dyke (American, 1906-1986)

Easter, 1932. Titled, dated, and signed "...Negative and print, Willard Van Dyke" in pencil on the reverse of the mount. Gelatin silver print, sheet size 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (23.4 x 18.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

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

Estimate $200-300

There are a number of pin-point and smaller white spots in the print
(the largest of which just indents into the surface. This are on and to the right of the base on the leaves. Thee is a similar thread-like mark (1 mm) near the left edge on the print. The is a subtle surface rub, about 1/2 inch long near the lower right corner.

Photograph is mounted to heavy mat board support, measuring 17 x 14 inches.

Mount is inscribed in pencil verso "Easter, 1932/negative and print/Willard Van Dyke" u.l. and with an inventory number "1991-19/22/WV9/0907" l.r.


Easter, Willard Van Dyke, Austin Lamont, smaller white spots