04-11-2012 04-12-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2590M Marlborough
April 11, 2012 02:00 PMCalender
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Two Photographs: Mary Jeannette Edwards (American, 1906-1974), Untitled (Hands in Sand)

$245$200
Auction: Discovery - 2590M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 11, 2012 2:00PM

Description:

Two Photographs:

Mary Jeannette Edwards (American, 1906-1974), Untitled (Hands in Sand), signed "Mary Jeannette Edwards" in pencil on the mount l.r., gelatin silver print, 7 1/8 x 7 7/8 in., matted, unframed, (pale staining to image, mount toned and brittle with tears/losses to edges); and Polly Brown (American, b. 1941), Rose and Jason, Fall River, 1983, signed "Polly Brown" in ink l.r., titled and dated in ink l.l., gelatin silver print, image size 11 7/8 x 18 in., matted, unframed, (rippling near edges).

Provenance: From the collection of Austin Lamont, by family descent.
Estimate $550-750

The mount is toned and very brittle with nicks and tears to its edges, and with a loss to the corner lower right. There are pale stains within the image l.c.

Keywords

Mary Jeannette Edwards, Austin Lamont