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3203B Boston
January 25, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) Lima 55

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3203B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 25, 2019 10:00AM


Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991)

Lima 55, 1975. Signed "Aaron Siskind" l.r., titled, dated, and numbered "...2/50" in pencil l.l. Photogravure on BFK Rives paper, image size 14 1/4 x 15 in. (36.0 x 38.0 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Sheet with deckled edges.

N.B. While he also made gelatin silver prints of this subject, Siskind appreciated the rich and painterly quality of the photogravure technique, a process with visual qualities similar to aquatint etching.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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