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) Santuario de Chimayo

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


Willard van Dyke (American, 1906-1986)

Santuario de Chimayo, 1937. Titled, dated, and signed "...Negative and print, Willard Van Dyke" in pencil on the reverse of the mount. Gelatin silver print, sheet size 7 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (18.8 x 24.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

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

Estimate $600-800

Photograph is mounted to a heavy mat board support measuring 14 x 17 inches. Reverse of the mount is inscribed "Santuario de Chimayo, 1937/Negative and print,/Willard Van Dyke" in pencil u.l. and "1986-8/22/GVD3/0810" l.r.

Subtle scratch to surface of print, center top, visible under raking light. There are also two period-sized surface deformations, one right above the other. These are located in the right-hand tree just below the intersection of the two main branches.


Willard Van Dyke, Austin Lamont, print,/Willard Van Dyke