ROBERT FRANK (1924-2019)
ROBERT FRANK (1924-2019)
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ROBERT FRANK (1924-2019)

Covered Car, Long Beach, California, 1955-1956

Details
ROBERT FRANK (1924-2019)
Covered Car, Long Beach, California, 1955-1956
gelatin silver print, printed c. 1964
annotated on affixed label (margin); credited, inscribed and variously annotated in pencil (verso)
image: 8 1/2 x 12 5/8 in. (21.5 x 32 cm.)
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.5 cm.)
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by photographer and editor Allan Porter, Lucerne;
Private Collector, Germany;
Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago;
acquired from the above by the late owner, 2002.
Literature
Robert Frank, Les Américains, Delpire, Paris, 1958, no. 34, p. 73.
Robert Frank, The Americans, Grove Press, New York, 1959, no. 34, n.p., and all subsequent editions.
Manuel Gasser and Willy Rotzler, 'Robert Frank,' Du, vol. 22, no. 1, January 1962, p. 15.
Sarah Greenough and Philip Brookman, Robert Frank: Moving Out, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 187.
Sarah Greenough and Alexander Stuart, Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, p. 250, expanded edition.
Special notice
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Lot Essay

This print was used in a photo essay series published by C. J. Bucher, possibly in the iconic photography magazine Camera.

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