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Harry Callahan (American, 1912-1999) Eleanor, Port Huron

Auction:
2840B
Lot:
119A
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2840B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 11, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Harry Callahan (American, 1912-1999)

Eleanor, Port Huron, 1954, printed 1976. Signed "Harry Callahan" in pencil below the image l.r. Gelatin silver print, image size 7 1/16 x 7 in. (18.0 x 17.8 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Hinged with linen tape at corners on left side.

Provenance: Estate of Calvin V. Giusti, Providence, Rhode Island.

N.B. This original photograph was offered with the first edition of the publication Callahan edited and introduced by John Szarkowski (New York: Aperture in association with the Museum of Modern Art, 1976). The book with which the print came is signed and numbered "68" in black ink on the title page and accompanies the lot along with the original invoice from Aperture.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Sheet measures 10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20.4 cm). No additional issues to report.


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Harry Callahan, John Szarkowski, Calvin V. Giusti, Callahan, Dirty Harry, Invoice

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