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September 2, 2015 10:00AM - September 15, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991) Battery, Foot of West Street, Manhattan

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2839T Location: Boston Date / Time: September 02, 2015 10:00AM


Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991)

Battery, Foot of West Street, Manhattan, 1936. With the photographer's Federal Art Project "Changing New York" hand stamp and titled and dated with numeric notations in pencil on the reverse at center. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24.0 x 19.0 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Sheet of dry mounting tissue and paper residue affixed to the verso of the print indicating that it has been removed from its mount, print is attached to an overmat with linen tape hinges affixed to the verso, diagonal crease with minor breaks in the emulsion l.l. to c.r.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Berenice Abbott