5 October 1999
BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)
Seventh Avenue looking south from 35th Street
Gelatin silver print. Circa 1936. Initialed in pencil on the reverse of the masonite mount.
9.3/8 x 7in. (23.8 x 18.4cm.)
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See: Yochelson, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, chap. 5, pl. 25.
Another print of this image was sold at Christie's, New York, 29 April 1999, lot 5. To create this photograph Roy H. Ellison, Abbott's legal counsel, held Abbott by her legs as she leaned out the window of his midtown office window.
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