Lot 63: (CAMERA WORK) A selection of approximately 125 photogravures and halftones drawn from 11 issues of the important modernist publication.

Swann Auction Galleries

October 25, 2016
New York, NY, US

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Description: (CAMERA WORK)
A selection of approximately 125 photogravures and halftones drawn from 11 issues of the important modernist publication. Includes photogravures by Paul Strand, Edward Steichen, Adolf De Meyer, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Paul Haviland, and others, and halftone reproductions of artworks by Matisse, Cézanne, and Picasso; many still bound into the original issues. 4tos, original printed gray wrappers; many in custom rice-paper dust jackets; many of the issues are incomplete. New York, 1903-17
Notes: WITH--An additional 3 plates by Edward Steichen, including: Portraits--Evening from Steichen Special, Landscape in Two Colors from Steichen Special, and Cover Design from Camera Work Number 14 * and one by Marius de Zayas, Ruth St. Denis from Camera Work Number 29.

A study collection of Camera Work issues, originally in the Collection of Dorothy Norman, a photographer, paramour, and mentee of Alfred Stieglitz.

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