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Rosalind Maingot (Australian/British, 1894-1947) Chrysalis

Auction:
2895B
Lot:
92
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$1,046$850

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2895B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Rosalind Maingot (Australian/British, 1894-1947)

Chrysalis, c. 1935. Signed "Rosalind Maingot" in red pencil on the mount l.r. Toned gelatin silver print mounted to silver foil and then to a paper support, image/sheet size 19 3/16 x 15 3/8 in. (48.7 x 39.0 cm), matted, framed.
Condition: Scattered minor scuffs and areas of light discoloration, creases to corners, tears to bottom edge of mount.

N.B. After working as an actress, the Australian-born Maingot studied at the London School of Photography. In addition to still lifes and flowers, she is known for her figure studies of women which were influenced by her previous acting career in terms of pose and expressiveness. She later became a successful medical photographer, working alongside her surgeon husband, and was instrumental in setting up the Royal Photographic Society's Medical Group.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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