09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Lot of Three Images of Balls: Football Kick, Iron and Golf Ball

$1,422$1,200
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990)

Lot of Three Images of Balls: Football Kick, Iron and Golf Ball, and Baseball and Bat. The first two with the artist's stamp on the reverse. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes to 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (26.5 x 20.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Extremely subtle surface imprefections (possibly caused by moisture), minor handling creases to Iron.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

All with minor curling to sheets. Iron with creases, primarily to the center and upper left, as well as surface rubs near the right side of the image. Baseball with surface imperfections, as though the surface was misted with something, resulting in tiny dots visible when the image is viewed obliquely.

PROVENANCE:
From the artist to the family of the present owner.

Keywords

Baseball, Harold Eugene Edgerton, curling