05-20-2011 05-21-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2547B Boston
May 20, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Laura Gilpin (American, 1891-1979) From the D.H. Lawrence Ranch, New Mexico

$4,444$3,750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2547B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 20, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Laura Gilpin (American, 1891-1979)

From the D.H. Lawrence Ranch, New Mexico, 1971. Signed and dated "Laura Gilpin 1971" on the mat. Gelatin silver print, sight size 10 3/8 x 13 1/4 in. (26.3 x 33.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor imperfection to the image (presumably from the negative), not examined out of frame.
Provenance: From the collection of Austin Lamont, by family descent.
Estimate $400-600

Sheet size approximately 11 x 14 in. Sheet mounted to back mat. Mat size 16 x 20 in. Photograph identified on a label from Laura Gilpin on the back of the mat.

Small retouched abrasion, about 1/4 in. long c.r., plus another near the upper left corner, impressed line measuring 2 in. long and visible in raking light in the center. Scattered printing flaws (perhaps scrattes within the negative) primarily - but not limited to - in upper corners.

Keywords

Laura Gilpin, New Mexico, Austin Lamont, printing flaws