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    A Look Inside the Catalogue


    john divola  

    Lot 220: John Divola, Zuma #9, pigment print, 1978, printed 2006. Sold for $10,000.



    Our April 20 auction of Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks featured a variety of iconic twentieth-century photographs, including Lewis W. Hine's unforgettable Powerhouse Mechanic, 1920-21, Ansel Adams's seminal Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941, and The Walk to Paradise Garden, 1948, by W. Eugene SmithFurther highlights included Robert Frank's searing Sick of Goodby's, 1978, and a compelling 2002 daguerreotype of a skull by Adam Fuss.




     Left, Lot 209: Robert Frank, Sick of Goodby's, Mabou, silver print, 1978. Sold for $32,500.

    Right, Lot 34: Edward S. Curtis, Red Cloud, Oglala, platinum print, 1905. Sold for $32,500.



    peter hujar  peter hujar

     Left, Lot 115: Peter Hujar, three portraits of Robert Wilson, Ann Wilson and Sheryl Sutton,

    silver prints, 1975. Sold for $27,500.

    Right, Lot 206: Peter Hujar, Shack, Queens, silver print, 1985. Sold for $13,750.



    weegee coney islandLot 129: Weegee, Coney Island, silver print, 1940. Sold for $13,750.



    Camera Work Number 36, 1903, with 16 photogravures by Alfred Stieglitz, headlined our selection of photobooks. A dynamic selection of vernacular photography included industrial commercial images, photo journalism, panoramas, fashion and the beginnings of amateur photography with the Kodak #1.



    Lot 10: Eadweard Muybridge, selection of 60 collotype plates from Animal Locomotion, 1887. Sold for $45,000.



     Left, Lot 54: Lewis W. Hine, Powerhouse Mechanic, silver print, 1920-21. Sold for $13,750.

    Right, Lot 85: W. Eugene Smith, The Walk to Paradise Garden, silver print, 1948. Sold for $30,000. 





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