01-27-2017 01-28-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2977B Boston
January 27, 2017 12:00 PMCalender
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Various Artists, including Antonio Beato (Italian, c. 1835-1906) Twenty-eight Views of Egypt (Cairo, Faiyum, Karnak, and Thebes)

$861$700
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2977B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Various Artists, including Antonio Beato (Italian, c. 1835-1906)

Twenty-eight Views of Egypt (Cairo, Faiyum, Karnak, and Thebes), 1860s-70s. Albumen silver prints, image/sheet sizes to 7 3/4 x 10 in. (19.7 x 25.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Prints have been removed from their mounts, most lightly faded, several with scattered subtle fox marks and minor handling creases.

Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

N.B. The prints are from two dismantled albums. The covers are included with the lot.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Several prints with pinpoint fox marks and/or minor creases. Lightly faded. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Antonio Beato, Harvey Shipley Miller, Cairo, Faiyum, Thebes