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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

    Harry Callahan (1912–1999)

    Telephone Wires, 1945

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Harry Callahan (1912–1999)
    Telephone Wires, 1945
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in pencil (margin); signed, dated '3/16/59' and annotated 'seibu 43' in pencil (verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image approx.: 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (16.5 x 16.5 cm.)
    sheet: 8 1/2 x 7 in. (21.6 x 17.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Grant Selwyn Fine Art, New York;
    acquired from the above by a Private Collector;
    Christie's, New York, 26 April 2005, lot 44;
    acquired from the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    Shelley Rice, The Photography of Harry Callahan, 1941-1982, Seibu Art Museum, Japan, 1983, p. 43.