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Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986) The Swimmer, Greece

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3072B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 26, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986)

The Swimmer, Greece, 1970, printed 2017. Titled, dated, numbered "7/30," and signed by Alexander Haas in ink on a Haas Studio label. Chromogenic print, image size 17 3/8 x 26 in. (44.0 x 66.0 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. The Haas Studio label accompanies the lot.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

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


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Keywords

Alexander Haas, Chromogenic print, Ernst Haas, Haas, Photography, Visual arts, Greece

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