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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 227

    Berenice Abbott (1898–1991)

    Nightview, New York at Night, Empire State Building, 1932

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Berenice Abbott (1898–1991)
    Nightview, New York at Night, Empire State Building, 1932
    gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1979
    signed and numbered 'AP' in pencil (mount, recto); stamped photographer's credit and photographer's/Parasol Press Ltd. copyright, reproduction limitation (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 23 x 18 in. (58.3 x 45.6 cm.)
    mount: 36 5/8 x 30 1/2 in. (93 x 77.3 cm.)
    This print is an Artist's Proof from the edition of 60.


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    Provenance

    The Collection of Herb Ritts (1952–2002);
    Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles;
    acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Berenice Abbott, Berenice Abbott Photographs, New York, Horizon Press, 1970, p. 120.