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3180T Marlborough
November 19, 2018 10:00 AM - November 29, 2018 02:00 PMCalender

Various Artists: Instant Variations Portfolio

Auction: Discovery - 3180T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 19, 2018 10:00AM


Various Artists:

Instant Variations Portfolio, 1976, edition of 1,000, published by the Polaroid Corporation. Each signed in ink l.r., numbered "2" on the colophon page. Photo reproductions on Chromolux 700 paper, images sizes to 8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in., housed in a brown clothbound portfolio box. Condition: Good.

Provenance: Collection of Dr. Richard Young, a senior executive at the Polaroid Corporation from 1962-1982, by family descent. Dr. Young served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development, and later as President of the International Division and played a key role in the development and marketing of Polaroid's revolutionary products.

N.B. The artists included are Fritz Goro, Pierre Cordier, Rolf Brauneis, Alma Davenport Dailey, Eikoh Hosoe, Art Kane, Barry Lategan, Silvano Maggi, Rosamond Wolff Purcell, Michael Semak, Neal Slavin, Christer Stroemholm, John Thornton, and Georges Tourdjman.
Estimate $300-500

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Polaroid Corporation, John Thornton, Richard Young, Michael Semak, Neal Slavin, Alma Davenport Dailey, Barry Lategan, Pierre Cordier, Rolf Brauneis, Fritz Goro, Georges Tourdjman, Silvano Maggi, Rosamond Wolff Purcell, Christer Stroemholm