• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 572

    WILLIAM MORTENSEN (1897-1965)

    Pictorial Photography, 1933

    Price Realised  

    WILLIAM MORTENSEN (1897-1965)
    Pictorial Photography, 1933
    20 bromoil silver prints
    each either titled (in the negative) or in pencil (on the mount); each with red monogram credit stamp (on the mount); contained in a oblong 4to. case with cloth ties and decorative label affixed (on the cover)
    each approximately 5¾ x 4½in. (14.5 x 11.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Photopia, Philadelphia; acquired c. 1978


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE BOOK OF LIFE. Seven pages of Futility - of which only two things are certain - the beginning - and - the end.