• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 573

    WILLIAM MORTENSEN (1897-1965)

    Seven Ages of Woman

    Price Realised  

    WILLIAM MORTENSEN (1897-1965)
    Seven Ages of Woman
    Hollywood, California: Self published, 1928. 8 photogravures, bound in a 4to volume; varying sizes from 4 1/8 x 4¾in. (10.6 x 12cm.) to 6 x 4½in. (15 x 11.3cm.); edition stamp, numbered in ink (on the flyleaf); number '17' of an edition of 20


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    Provenance

    With Photopia, Philadelphia; acquired c. 1978


    Pre-Lot Text

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