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Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991) Lima 55

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991)

Lima 55, 1975. Signed "Aaron Siskind" l.r., titled, dated, and numbered "...2/50" in pencil l.l. Photogravure on BFK Rives paper, image size 14 1/4 x 15 in. (36.0 x 38.0 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Sheet with deckled edges.

N.B. While he also made gelatin silver prints of this subject, Siskind appreciated the rich and painterly quality of the photogravure technique, a process with visual qualities similar to aquatint etching.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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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Lima, Aaron Siskind, Learning, Photogravure, Printmaking, Skills, Visual arts

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