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Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986) The Creation / A Portfolio of Ten Photographs

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986)

The Creation/A Portfolio of Ten Photographs, 1962-81, printed in 1982, published by Daniel Wolf Press, New York, in an edition of 300. Signed "Ernst Haas" and numbered "193" on the colophon page, each print signed "Ernst Haas" in pencil l.r. Dye-transfer prints mounted to board, image/sheet sizes to 12 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (32.2 x 49.4 cm), unmatted, each work housed in a folder inside an oblong maroon linen clamshell box with gilt-lettered leather label.
Condition: Good.

N.B. Accompanied by a photocopy of a letter from David H. Lyman, Director of the Maine Photographic Workshops, regarding the passing of Ernst Haas in September 1986 and including a picture of the students he taught the week before his death, as well as a portrait of the photographer.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Portfolio box measures 20 1/2 x 25 3/8 x 2 in. Slight wear to portfolio box corners. The prints, mounts, and folders have been protected in plastic and are like new. No additional issues to report.

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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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David H. Lyman, Ernst, Ernst Haas, European people, Haas, Photography, Prince Ernst of Hohenberg, Surname

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