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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Karl Struss (American, 1886-1981) Ten Photographs from Karl Struss: A Portfolio 1909/29

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


Karl Struss (American, 1886-1981)

Ten Photographs from Karl Struss: A Portfolio 1909/29, printed 1979 in an edition of 75 by Phil Davis under the photographer's authorization and supervision. Each signed "Karl Struss" in pencil on the verso, numbered "31/75" in pencil on the mount l.l. Platinum prints on paper, image sizes to 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.3 x 9.4 cm),matted, unframed.
Condition: One with scattered fox marks, several with slipped hinges.

N.B. Prints include The Balcony, Sorrento, 1909; Pennsylvania Station, New York, 1911; Arverne, Low Tide, 1912; Consolidated Edison from the Second Avenue Elevated, 1912; Mercedes Autobus, Fifth Avenue & 38th Street, New York, c. 1912; Lower Broadway, New York, 1912; "The Ghost Ship"—Waterfront, East Side. New York, 1912; Vanishing Point II: Brooklyn Bridge from New York Side, 1912; Brooklyn Bridge from Ferry Slip, Evening, 1912; and Sails: En Route to Catalina, 1929.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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Phil Davis, Mercedes Autobus