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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Nickolas Muray (Hungarian/American, 1892-1965) Nickolas Muray /A Portfolio of Twelve Photographs

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


Nickolas Muray (Hungarian/American, 1892-1965)

Nickolas Muray/A Portfolio of Twelve Photographs, 1920s, printed later, published by the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House and Prakapas Gallery, New York, 1978. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes to 9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (24.3 x 19.5 cm),matted, housed in a brown clothbound portfolio case.
Condition: Minor wear to case.

N.B. The prints are made from the original negatives. Titles include: Charlie Chaplin, Actor, 1924; Ruth Draper, Actress, 1920s; Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, Actors, 1929; Martha Graham, Dancer, 1926; Michio Ito, Dancer, c. 1921; Gertrude Lawrence, Actress, 1920; Claude Monet, Artist, 1926; (George Herman) Babe Ruth, Baseball Player, c. 1927; Gloria Swanson, Actress, 1920s; Loretta Young and Sisters: Sally Blaine and Polly Anne Young, 1920s; Nude Study, 1920s; and Nude Study from the Rear, 1920s.
Estimate $500-700

Several sheets with slight rippling. The prints are in very good condition. No additional issues to report.

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Martha Graham, Claude Monet, Gertrude Lawrence, Gloria Swanson, Ruth Draper, George Herman, Douglas Fairbanks, Michio Ito, Mary Pickford, Sally Blaine, Loretta Young, Polly Anne Young