09-20-2013 09-20-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2673B Boston
September 20, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Josef Breitenbach (German/American, 1896-1984) Angkor Cambodia

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2673B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 20, 2013 10:00AM


Josef Breitenbach (German/American, 1896-1984)

Angkor Cambodia, 1962. Identified on a label from the photographer affixed to the mount. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 13 7/8 x 11 in. (35.0 x 28.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Minor wear to edges of image, silvering out.

Provenance: Through the estate of Matthew Wysocki (1920-1991), artist, photographer, professor and chairman of Dartmouth College's visual studies department (1966-1989), to the present owner by family descent, Connecticut.
Estimate $200-250

Print is mounted onto black mat board. Silver mirroring across surface, especially in dark areas, possibly related to chemistry not being fully washed off. Crease at l.l. corner. Small area of brownish discoloration at center right edge.

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Josef Breitenbach, Matthew Wysocki, artist , photographer, professor and chairman, Connecticut, Dartmouth College