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Attributed to George Platt Lynes (American, 1907-1955) Group of Thirty-one Photographs of Men (Both Nude and Clothed)

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to George Platt Lynes (American, 1907-1955)

Group of Thirty-one Photographs of Men (Both Nude and Clothed), 1930s-50s. Without artist stamps. Gelatin silver prints, image/sheet sizes to 10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20.4 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Minor wear at corners and edges, two prints mounted to board.

Provenance: A Connecticut estate.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Most sheets are curled. Several have minor handling crimps. Many have a rubber stamp of a pointing hand plus an 2-digit ink number of the versos; some annotated "BR" in pencil on versos.


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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Gelatin silver process, George Platt Lynes, Lynes, Nude, Nude photography, Photography, Visual arts

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