• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 583

    BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)

    Downtown Manhattan from West Street below Rector, Manhattan, August 12, 1936

    Price Realised  

    BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)
    Downtown Manhattan from West Street below Rector, Manhattan, August 12, 1936
    gelatin silver print
    titled, dated, annotated 'Neg #159, code I.D.' in ink, 'Federal Art Project, Changing New York' and 'Abbott, Commerce Street' credit stamps (on the verso)
    9½ x 7½in. (24.2 x 19.4cm.)


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    Literature

    Abbott, Changing New York, E.P. Dutton and Co., 1939, n.p.; Particulars, pl. 105, p. 32; Yochelson, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, The New Press The Museum of the City of New York, 1997, sect. Lower West Side, pl. 2, [p. 127]


    Exhibited

    George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Particulars, 1983