5 October 2016
Berenice Abbott (1898–1991)
Nightview, New York at Night, Empire State Building, 1932
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1979
signed and numbered 'AP' in pencil (mount, recto); stamped photographer's credit and photographer's/Parasol Press Ltd. copyright, reproduction limitation (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 23 x 18 in. (58.3 x 45.6 cm.)
mount: 36 5/8 x 30 1/2 in. (93 x 77.3 cm.)
This print is an Artist's Proof from the edition of 60.
The Collection of Herb Ritts (1952–2002);
Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Berenice Abbott, Berenice Abbott Photographs, New York, Horizon Press, 1970, p. 120.
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