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Attributed to Claude-Joseph Désiré Charnay (French, 1828-1915) Palais des Nonnes, Uxmal, Mexico

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2977B
Lot:
131
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Claude-Joseph Désiré Charnay (French, 1828-1915)

Palais des Nonnes, Uxmal, Mexico, c. 1860. Unsigned. Albumen silver print, image/sheet size 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Scattered handling creases and crimps, 1/2 inch tear l.c., subtle foxing in area of sky, hinge remnants on the verso at all corners.

Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Harvey Shipley Miller, Book collecting, Charnay, Foxing, Mexico, Papermaking, Terminology, Uxmal

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