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Josef Breitenbach (German/American, 1896-1984) Seven Portraits /A Portfolio of Seven Photographs

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Josef Breitenbach (German/American, 1896-1984)

Seven Portraits/A Portfolio of Seven Photographs, 1935-71, printed later, published in 1976 by Lunn Gallery/Graphics International Ltd, Washington, DC, in an edition of 25 plus 3 artist's proofs. Numbered "2" in pencil on the portfolio introduction, each print identified, dated, signed, and numbered "...Breitenbach 2/25" in pencil on the verso. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes to 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.8 cm), each housed in a folder inside an off-white clothbound portfolio box.
Condition: Good.

N.B. Sitters include Josef Albers, Emile Bernard, Berthold Brecht, Max Ernst, Stanley William Hayter, James Joyce, and Aristide Maillol.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

James Joyce, Josef Breitenbach, Max Ernst, Stanley William Hayter, Berthold Brecht, Emile Bernard, Washington, DC, Aristide Maillol, Bertolt Brecht, Breitenbach, Josef Albers, Visual arts

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