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June 21, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986) Route 66, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Auction: 20th Century Design - 3112B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 21, 2018 10:00AM


Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986)

Route 66, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1969, printed 2017. Titled and numbered "16/100" in black ink on the verso l.r., titled, dated, numbered, and signed by Alexander Haas in ink on a Haas Studio label. Chromogenic print, image size 12 x 18 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Good.

N.B. Route 66 is one of Ernst Haas's most famous images. 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 $3,000-5,000

Sheet measures 16 x 20 in. Subtle handling crimp in margin c.l. No additional issues to report.

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Alexander Haas, Albuquerque