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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    James Van Der Zee (1886-1983)

    Eight Portraits, 1920s-1930s

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    James Van Der Zee (1886-1983)
    Eight Portraits, 1920s-1930s
    8 gelatin silver prints
    7 signed and dated (in the negative); 3 with photographer's 'G.G.G. Photo Studio, Inc./109 W. 135th St.' credit stamp, 1 with photographer's 'G.G.G. Photo Studio/1065-7th Ave., N.Y.C.' credit stamp, 1 with photographer's 'GGG PHOTO STUDIO/272 LENOX AVE./NEW YORK 27, N.Y.' credit stamp, and all variously numbered in pencil (verso)
    each image: approximately 7 ½ x 9 ½ in. (19.1 x 24.2 cm.) or inverse
    each sheet: approximately 8 x 10 in. (20.4 x 25.5 cm.) or inverse
    (10)


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    Provenance

    The artist;
    Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL