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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Alvin Langdon Coburn (American, 1882-1966) Photographs /A Portfolio of Ten Works

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


Alvin Langdon Coburn (American, 1882-1966)

Photographs/A Portfolio of Ten Works, 1908-17, printed in 1977 by Michaela Allan Murphy, published by the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, 1977, in an edition of 200. Numbered "3/200" in pencil on the colophon. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes to 11 3/4 x 9 in., matted, housed in a red clothbound portfolio box. Condition: Good.

N.B. The works are printed from Coburn's original negatives. Titles include: The Copper Plate Press (Self-Portrait), 1908; Toodles (Elsie Thomas), c. 1910; George Meredith & His Daughters, 1904; George Moore, Dublin, 1908; W.B. Yeats, Dublin, 1908; The Temple, London, 1908; The Great Temple, Grand Canyon, 1911; The Door in the Wall, c. 1911; The House of a Thousand Windows, New York, 1912; and "The Eagle" (Vortograph), 1917.
Estimate $600-800

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George Moore, George Meredith, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Michaela Allan Murphy, Elsie Thomas, London, Rochester