05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991) James Joyce

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM


Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991)

James Joyce, 1929. Artist's stamp and reproduction rights stamp on the reverse. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (24.0 x 19.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Unmounted, silvering-out along edges, areas of touch-up or similar to background, minute wear to corners, brown paper tape to upper edge on the reverse.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Identified with a reproduction rights and artist's stamp on the reverse, inscribed "1929" in pencil on the reverse, inscribed "#17 (not identified) PN 2019/1" in pencil on the window mat reverse. The touch-ups appear as small scattered mat spots to the surface, edge mirroring.

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Berenice Abbott, James Joyce