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Otto Fenn (American, 1914-1993) Group of Negatives, Contact Sheets, and Prints

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
130A
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Otto Fenn (American, 1914-1993)

Group of Negatives, Contact Sheets, and Prints, including portraits of Andy Warhol, Jean Cocteau, and Otto Fenn, 1960s. Several stamped "otto fenn" on the verso. Gelatin silver prints and negatives, image sizes to 11 x 11 in. (27.8 x 27.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Scattered handling crimps, chemical stains, and wear to sheet corners.

N.B. The group is comprised of nineteen 2 1/4 inch negative strips, eight contacts sheets and four prints of Warhol, a contact sheet of Cocteau portraits, a contact sheet and two prints of Fenn made for a Christmas card, and a contact sheet of an older woman and nude figure on a bed.

The property being sold as Lot No. 130A includes only the physical material as described. All rights to images and/or recordings are reserved by the original copyright holder(s).
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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.

Keywords

Jean Cocteau, Otto Fenn, Andy Warhol, Articles, Artists, Contact print, Gelatin silver process, Negative, Visual arts

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