09-27-2017 09-28-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3029B Boston
September 27, 2017 12:00 PMCalender
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Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986) Lights of New York City

$2,460$2,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3029B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986)

Lights of New York City, 1970, printed 2017. Titled, dated, numbered "11/50," and signed by Alexander Haas in ink on a Haas Studio label. Chromogenic print, image size 17 3/8 x 26 1/8 in. (44.0 x 66.2 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

N.B. A passionate photojournalist and one-time member of the photography collective Magnum, Haas is perhaps best known as one of the pioneers of color photography. His 1962 retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art was that institution's first color photography exhibition.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sheet measures 20 x 30 in. (51.0 x 76.2 cm).


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Keywords

Alexander Haas, New York City