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Roger Parry (French, 1905-1977) Guns, Glasses, and Dice

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
153
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Roger Parry (French, 1905-1977)

Guns, Glasses, and Dice, c. 1929. Stamped "PHOTO R. PARRY/18. rue A, Gervais/ISSY-SEINE" in black ink and inscribed "#6" in pencil on the verso at center. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 7 x 9 1/4 in. (17.8 x 23.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Subtle abrasion at center.

Provenance: The Julien Levy Collection, purchased from Jean Farley Levy for the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Lynne and Harold Honickman, 2001; sold with the approval of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to benefit acquisition funds.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Scattered minor emulsion losses along bottom edge. Tonal inconsistency. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Roger Parry, Harold Honickman, Lynne Honickman, Dice, Gelatin, Gelatin dessert, Gelatin silver process, Health, Julien Levy, Parry, Personal life

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