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Berenice Abbott

Springfield, Ohio 1898 – 1991 Monson, Maine

Nightview, New York. 1932

Gelatin silver print, printed later. 34,8 × 27 cm. (13 ¾ × 10 ⅝ in.) Laid down on original cardboard (48,5 x 40,7 cm), thereupon signed in pencil lower right. On the reverse of the cardboard photographer's stamp: „BERENICE ABBOTT, ABBOT, MAINE 04406, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED“ as well as inscribed by an unknown hand in pencil.  [2000]

EUR 8.000 – 10.000
USD 9,300 – 11,600

Nightview, New York

Auction 335Wednesday, 1 December 2021
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Literature and IllustrationGilbert Seldes (ed.): This is New York. The First Modern Photography Book of New York. New York 1934, p. 23 / Fortune, issue 20, no. 1 (July 1939), p. 66 / James Thrall Soby et al.: Art in Progress. A Survey Prepared for the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York 1944, p. 159 / Hank O'Neal: Berenice Abbott. American Photographer. New York 1982, p. 2 (detail) / Julia Van Haaften: Berenice Abbott. New York 2015, p. 29 (there titled and dated: West Side Looking North from Upper 30s, New York, December 1932) / Exh. cat.: Berenice Abbott. Topographien. Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, 2016, p. 55 (there titled: Nächtliches Panorama)

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