01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002) Arthur Fiedler

$593$500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002)

Arthur Fiedler, edition of 20 proofs. Unsigned, numbered "1-20" in ballpoint l.l. Polaroid print created from a digitized scan to create a color wheel print negative, sheet size 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (27.5 x 21.4 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Minor handling ripples.

Provenance: Given by Polaroid to the current owner (a former Polaroid technician involved in the creation of this printing process).

N.B. This print was made with an experimental process developed by Dr. Edwin Land and used on a project with Karsh. The process was designed to create high-quality graphic art proofs for publication purposes.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Polaroid, Arthur Fiedler, printing process, technician, Edwin Land