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Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) HOMAGE TO FRANZ KLINE: FIVE PHOTOGRAPHS BY AARON SISKIND Portfolio

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2816BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 29, 2015 12:00PM


Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991)

HOMAGE TO FRANZ KLINE: FIVE PHOTOGRAPHS BY AARON SISKINDPortfolio, 1973-75, edition of 22, including 7 artist's proofs. Numbered "3 A.P." in black ink on a colophon, written in the artist's hand, including titles and edition information; each print signed "Aaron Siskind" in black ink below the image l.r. and titled, dated, and signed in pencil on the verso at center. Gelatin silver prints, images sizes to 10 x 9 3/4 in. (25.4 x 24.8 cm),unmatted, housed in a red cloth-bound portfolio.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: From the artist to the current owner.

N.B. Titles include Jalapa 43 (1974); Jalapa 6 (1973); Jalapa 31 (1973); Lima 58 (1975); and Rome 83 (1973).
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Sheet measures 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 28.0 cm). Lima 58: minor handling crimp in u.l. corner of sheet; Jalapa 6: faint chemical stains at l.l. of sheet; Jalapa 43: faint chemical stains at l.c. of sheet. The prints are housed in individual paper sleeves. No additional issues to report.

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Aaron Siskind, FRANZ KLINE, Lima