01-27-2017 01-27-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2977B Boston
January 27, 2017 12:00PMCalender
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Sherril Schell (American, 1877-1964) Window Reflection, Brick Presbyterian Church and Empire State Building

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

Description:

Sherril Schell (American, 1877-1964)

Window Reflection, Brick Presbyterian Church and Empire State Building, 1931-32. Titled and signed "...Photo by/Sherril Schell" in pencil on the verso. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 7 15/16 x 6 1/4 in. (20.2 x 15.8 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Minor wear at l.r. corner.

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

Minor crimp in l.r. corner visible in raking light. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Brick Presbyterian, Harold Honickman, Lynne Honickman, Gelatin, Gelatin dessert, Gelatin silver process, Julien, Julien Levy, Personal life, Photography, Schell, Sherril Schell, Visual arts