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September 20, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Arnold Genthe (American, 1869-1942) Three Studies of Isadora Duncan

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


Arnold Genthe (American, 1869-1942)

Three Studies of Isadora Duncan, c. 1916
One stamped "ISADORA DUNCAN/ Management/FREDERICK H. TOYE/105 W. 40th St., N.Y....
COPYRIGHT 1916 BY ARNOLD GENTHE, N.Y...." on the reverse, inscribed "Isadora Duncan 1916", "A. Duncan's Photo/Isadora Duncan in...Ave Maria Schubert/1916 Photo by Arnold Genthe/N.Y." and "Isadora Duncan/Anna Duncan" in blue ballpoint pen, on the reverse.
Gelatin silver prints, sizes to 8 7/8 x 6 in. (22.5 x 15.2 cm), within a common mat and frame.
Condition: Localized silver-mirroring, fine abrasions, minor break to the emulsion.

Literature: Arnold Genthe, Isadora Duncan: Twenty-four Studies (New York: Arno Press, Inc., 1980), plates 13, 16, 17 (different printing illustrated).
Estimate $500-700

Sheet sizes from top to bottom: 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in., 8 7/8 x 6 in., and 4 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.

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Isadora Duncan, Arnold Genthe, FREDERICK H. TOYE, Ave Maria Schubert, Arno Press Inc., printing