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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Minor White (American, 1908-1976) Two Icicles

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Minor White (American, 1908-1976)

Two Icicles, 1960, from the sequence Steely the Barb of Infinity. Inscribed, dated, and signed "From Steely the Barb of Infinity...Minor White" in pencil on the mount at bottom, identified on a label from the Carl Siembab Gallery of Photography, Boston, affixed to the backing. Gelatin silver print mounted to board, image size 12 x 8 1/16 in. (30.3 x 20.3 cm),matted, framed.
Condition: Good.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sheet measures 13 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (34.5 x 24.3 cm),mount measures 19 x 15 in. (48.0 x 38.0 cm). Subtle fingerprints or chemical inconsistency visible at l.c. in raking light. No additional issues to report.

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