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Attributed to George Platt Lynes (American, 1907-1955) Fourteen Photographs of Men (Both Nude and Clothed)

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to George Platt Lynes (American, 1907-1955)

Fourteen Photographs of Men (Both Nude and Clothed), 1930s-50s. Without artist stamps, some with point hand stamp and/or annotations to verso. Gelatin silver prints, image/sheet sizes to 10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20.4 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Minor wear at corners and edges.

Provenance: A Connecticut estate.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Most sheets are curled. Several have minor handling crimps. 13 have a rubber stamp of a pointing hand plus a 2-digit ink number of the versos; 11 annotated "BR" in pencil on versos. Some with minute creasing to corners and minute losses to edges and/or corners. 3 have minor staining to verso and 1 has areas of scotch tape on verso.


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George Platt Lynes, Lynes, Nude photography, Photographers, Photography, Postage stamp, Visual arts

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