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Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10am

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Estate of William Begell
Estate of a New York Lady
Estate of a Private Collector
Estate of David K. Anderson, son of Martha Jackson
Estate of Emanuel Schaeffer
Estate of Francis L. Pagani, Jr.
Estate of Jane Akers Ridgway
Estate of Jane P. Shaffer
Estate of Joan Lerner
Estate of Mollie Schildkrout
Estate of Murray L. Nathan
Estate of Robert Makla
Estate of Ruth C. Carpenter
Estate of Susan Erpf Van De Bovenkamp
Estate of Waldo Hutchins III
Estates of M. Michael Eisenberg and Barbara Yetka-Eisenberg
Formerly from the Estate of the Honorable Irving Kaufman
Property from the William Haber Collection
Property of a New York Gentleman Collector
Property of a Palm Beach Estate
Property of a Prominent Philadelphia Collector
Property of Robert E. Lee V
The Creekmore and Adele Fath Charitable Foundation Collection
The Darryl Kelly Collection, Formerly Property of Harry Shunk
The Joanne Melniker Stern Collection
The Property of a New Jersey Collector


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DOYLE NEW YORK'S NOVEMBER 5, 2012 AUCTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS FETCHES STRONG PRICES

Works by Robert ParkeHarrison, George Hoyningen-Huene, Horst and Others

Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for the April 2013 Photographs Auction

We Invite You to Contact Us for a Complimentary Auction Evaluation of Your Photographs


Doyle New York’s November 5, 2012 sale of Photography offered an eclectic and interesting blend of images. With competitive bidding from the salesroom, the telephones and the Internet, the sale totaled $144,000 with 81% sold by lot and 80% sold by value.

A number of Berenice Adams photographs were sold, including her portrait of James Joyce, a late lifetime printing, which realized $2,000. Ruth Bernhard, Two Leaves, signed in green ink sold for $2,500. A good example of Margaret Bourke-White’s magnificent photograph of the airship Akron in its duralumin frame fetched $4,062.50. A small group of Manuel Alvarez Bravo’s photographs, later lifetime printings, included Retrato Postumo [Posthumous Portrait]; this dark memento mori sold for $3,437.50. Alvin Langdon Coburn’s magnificent gravure Canal in Rotterdam sold for $2,500. The classic Horst Mainbocher Corset  realized $8,750, and a platinum-palladium print of Horst in Divers by his friend Hoyningen-Huene sold for $10,625.

A wonderful Winston Link photograph of Washing J Class 605, West Virginia made $6,250. A pair of unsigned (but rare) photographs by Herbert Matter of Mercedes Matter nude with driftwood made $2,812.50. Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison’s gravure The Guardian made $5,625, and his Cloud Cleaner, a large gelatin silver print with acrylic paints, gels and varnishes $10,625. A group of four George Platt Lynes photographs, including two superb images of Ruth Ford, hammered down at $2,500. A small Arthur Rothstein archive sold at $6.250, and George Tice’s hommage the Bechers, Petit’s Service Station, Cherry Hill, New Jersey realized $5.625. A Bruce Weber image of Hollywood Extras Zoetrope Studios sold for $2,812.50 and an Edward Weston (printed by his son Cole) of the Armco Steel works made $2,750. A beautiful Minor White of Ice in Light and Shadow concluded the sale at $5,937.50.

All prices include the Buyer's Premium.


NEXT PHOTOGRAPHS AUCTION: April 2013

Doyle New York's next auction of Photographs is scheduled for April 2013. Consignments are currently being accepted. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection. Please contact Edward Ripley-Duggan at 212-427-4141, ext 234, or email photographs@DoyleNewYork.com

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Lot 51
PARKEHARRISON, ROBERT (b. 1968)
Cloud Cleaner 1999
. Gelatin silver print with acrylic paint, gels and varnishes, mounted on wood, on the artist's painted frame, 47 x 39 inches (1190 x 985 mm), signed by the artist on affixed label on verso and numbered 1 from the edition of 4. A few very minor surface defects to the exposed varnish.


Sold For $10,625
Lot 42
HOYNINGEN-HUENE, GEORGE (1900-1968)
Divers. Horst with Model, Paris Izod 1930
. Platinum-palladium print on paper, printed later by Horst P. Horst, 9 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches (250 x 190 mm), annotated in pencil on verso "from the collection of Horst" in his hand, and extensively notated in pencil "platinum/palladium a/p," together with the title. Framed, excellent example.
Provenance:
Staley-Wise Gallery


Sold For $10,625
Lot 41
HORST P. HORST (1906-1999)
[Mainbocher] Corset Paris 1939
. Gelatin silver print, 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (300 x 224 mm), signed on lower print margin with Horst's blindstamp (l.l), signed and titled on verso in pencil by Horst. Framed.


Sold For $8,750
Lot 45
LINK, O. WINSTON (1914-2001)
Washing J Class 605, West Virginia [1955]
. Gelatin silver print, 19 7/7 x 15 7/8 inches (505 x 405 mm), image signed and dated 1997 on verso, with Link's stamp. Traces of archival mounting on verso, a fine image, framed.


Sold For $6,250
Lot 57
ROTHSTEIN, ARTHUR (1915-1985)
Large photographic archive spanning the career of Arthur Rothstein
. Comprising two signed examples of Dust storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, one 18 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches (475 x 475 mm), signed and numbered from the edition of 300, the other mounted to card and signed on the mount (this being Print number 3 from Portfolio number 4 from the limitation of 25 portfolios); eleven signed images in larger format all signed and titled in pencil on recto or verso (sheet size 11 x 14 inches); approximately twenty-seven images unsigned but titled by Rothstein on verso (sheet size 11 x 14 inches); One large format print of Wall Street, New York City and two experimental prints of Repeated Faces, both unsigned (larger 23 x 20 inches); two vintage images, ferrotyped, mounted to card but unsigned; A series of twenty-one images depicting Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, unsigned (11 x 14 inches); And a group of eighteen miscellaneous photographs, most titled in pencil on verso in various hands (8 x 10 inches sheet size or smaller). Most images variously stamped, may contain some minor defects and duplicates.
A substantial archive spanning five decades of professional photography by Rothstein, featuring numerous signed copies of his major works.


Sold For $6,250
Lot 70
WHITE, MINOR (1908-1976)
Ice in Light and Shadow 1960
. Gelatin silver print, image 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 (275 x 352 mm), signed in pencil on mount (l.r.) and dated (l.l.). A fine example.
See Mirror Messages Manifestations second edition, p. 141 for this lambent image. Acquired 1971 from the Carl Siembab Gallery, Boston, MA


Sold For $5,938
Lot 62
TICE, GEORGE
[Pe]tit's Service Station, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1974.
Vintage gelatin silver print, printed on Brovira paper, print selenium tinted (as stated on mount verso by Tice), 15 1/8 x 19 1/4 inches (38.7 x 49 cm), signed in pencil by Tice on mount (l.r.), titled, with date, date of printing (1979) and printing method on mount verso also in Tice's hand. The first two letters of the title clipped; thus, the mount (although large) likely trimmed when framed, but print and mount alike otherwise in fine condition.


Sold For $5,625
Lot 50
PARKEHARRISON, ROBERT & SHANA
Guardian
. Photogravure, hand-coated with beeswax, 21 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (550 x 470 mm), initialed in pencil by both artists on the recto, lower margin (l.r.) and dated [20]03 (l.r.), titled and numbered 1 from the edition of 40. Framed.


Sold For $5,625
Lot 36
EGGLESTON, WILLIAM
Group of two vintage chromogenic coupler prints
. Untitled [East Tennessee Street Scene] circa 1989. 8 1/4 x 11 inches (210 x 280 mm) on 11 x 14 inch paper, signed "William Eggleston" in ink in margin at l.r.; Together with Untitled [Street with Moving Cars and Vertical Sign] circa 1987. 11 x 7 1/4 inches (280 x 185 mm) on 11 x 14 paper, signed "William Eggleston" in ink in margin at l.r.; And William Eggleston's Guide New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976. Inscribed by William Eggleston to a friend. A slight spot to the sky in the second image.
Two from The Democratic Forest series, together with an inscribed copy of a classic Eggleston photobook, Parr and Badger I:265.


Sold For $4,375
Lot 16
BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET (1904-1971)
[United States Airship Akron (Zeppelin)]
. Gelatin silver print, 1931, image 17 x 23 inches (44 x 58 cm), signed in ink (l.r.), framed in the original duralumin frame, the front panel engraved "Winner/The Motor Inn/Third Annual Goodyear Dealers Zeppelin Race/July-August 1931/This frame was used in the girder construction of the United States Airship 'Akron' built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation". Overall in very attractive condition, the whole displayed in a modern frame.


Sold For $4,063
Lot 22
BRAVO, MANUEL ALVAREZ (1902-2002)
[Retrato Postumo (Posthumous Portrait) 1932]
. Toned gelatin silver print, 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 inches (238 x 190 mm), signed on mount recto in pencil (l.r.) and annotated "Mexico." Three faint lines at the left side of the image.
Acquired in 1971 from the artist.


Sold For $3,438
Lot 67
WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)
Armco Steel. [Ohio] 1922
. Gelatin silver print, 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches (235 x 189 mm), signed on verso of mount by Cole Weston, the printer, with the "Negative by Edward Weston" stamp. Two thin strips of tape on mount verso, otherwise fine.
With Hirschl & Adler, Lines of Power exhibit, 1972.


Sold For $3,438