Mary Ellen Mark, Original Rare Vintage Photograph, signed by the artist

Mary Ellen Mark, Original Rare Vintage Photograph, signed by the artist

Mary Ellen Mark, Original Rare Vintage Photograph, signed by the artist

Mary Ellen Mark , the celebrated photographer best known for her in-depth documentary projects and her portraiture, died two years ago at age 75. A humanist photographer, Marks work had been widely published in LIFE, the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair. During her career, the photographer, who was born in Elkins Park, Penn. Near Philadelphia, produced 18 books and was working on her 19th for Aperture. That final project was focused on Tiny, a young prostitute from Seattle whom she had photographed in Streetwise, her much admired opus published in 1988. The photograph offered here is in pristine and excellent condition, made in 1965. Rare – Vintage silver print, printed on 11×14 inch silver black and white photo paper, selenium toned, image size 13 ¼ X 9 inches approx. Image full 35MM frame with black boarder showing. On verso, see photo back on e bay, penciled title and signature by artist, Turkish Street Child Trabzon, Turkey, 1965 – with Mary Ellen Marks signature, on bottom middle [verso] number 3/75. One of Mary Ellens iconic images. Do not believe edition was ever printed completely to 75 prints. Received print personally from artist in the mid 1990s. The item “Mary Ellen Mark, Original Rare Vintage Photograph, signed by the artist” is in sale since Friday, April 28, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Photographic Images\Contemporary (1940-Now)\Other Contemporary Photographs”. The seller is “glade150″ and is located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Date of Creation: 1960-1969
  • Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
  • Subject: Figures & Portraits
  • Color: Black & White
  • Framing: Unframed
  • Size Type/Largest Dimension: Large (Greater than 10″)
  • Region of Origin: US
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Turkey

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