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February 7, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

Paul Caponigro (American, b. 1932) Portfolio II

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2703BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 07, 2014 12:00PM


Paul Caponigro (American, b. 1932)

Portfolio II, 1957-1970, printed 1973, edition of 100. Eight prints in original brown folding case with ties, numbered "thirty six" in graphite on the contents page. All signed "Paul Caponigro" in pencil below image l.r. Gelatin silver prints, sizes to 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (21.6 x 31.8 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Mounted, minor silver mirroring around edges of most prints, the first print in the portfolio has extensive silver mirroring at the edges and vertically through the center.

N.B. Titles include Frosted Window, Massachusetts, 1957, Nahant Beach, Massachusetts, 1958, Pebble Beach, California, 1969, Stone & Tree, Avebury, England, 1967, Monument Valley, Utah, 1970, Redding Woods, Connecticut, 1969, Landscape, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1970, Monument Valley, Utah, 1970.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

All prints are trimmed to the image edge. Title and contents pages are deckled at bottom. Minor soiling and slight toning to the title page, including a horizontal line of burn where portfolio case closes. Minor surface abrasions on reverse of portfolio case.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Paul Caponigro, Massachusetts, Nahant Beach, Pebble Beach, Monument Valley, Utah, Avebury, United Kingdom, Connecticut, Kalamazoo