BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department

BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department

BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department

BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department

BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department

BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department

BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph – “Gunsmith and Police Department”. This rare original photograph is entitled “Gunsmith and Police Department, 6 Centre Market Place, Manhattan” , 1937, gelatin silver print, printed 1982, and is signed in pencil by the photographer on the mount lower right, “Berenice Abbott”. It is also numbered in pencil on the mount lower left “10/40″. It was published by Parasol Press with their’Berenice Abbott Retrospective Parasol Press’ stamp on the mount verso. It is in excellent condition, measures 18 ½” x 23 ¼” (image) and is matted for a total size of 31″ x 36 ½”. PROVENANCE: Sotheby’s, New York, Photographs , 4/5 May 1988, lot 3. LITERATURE: Berenice Abbott, Photographs , Horizon Press, New York, 1970, p. Berenice Abbott learned photography in the 1920s in Paris, as a studio assistant of fellow American expatriate Man Ray. She soon opened her own portrait studio, where she photographed artists and intellectuals living in Paris, including James Joyce and Eugène Atget. After Atget’s death, Abbott was instrumental in promoting his work by preserving his prints and negatives and arranging for publications and exhibitions of his photographs. She taught at the New School for Social Research in New York from the 1930s until 1958. The item “BERENICE ABBOTT Signed 1937 Photograph Gunsmith and Police Department” is in sale since Friday, April 28, 2017. This item is in the category “Art\Art Photographs”. The seller is “skf-fineart” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Size: Medium (up to 36in.)
  • Artist: Berenice Abbott
  • Date of Creation: 1982
  • Color Type: Black & White
  • Original/Reprint: Original Print
  • Features: Matted
  • Framed/Unframed: Matted
  • Signed?: Signed
  • Width (Inches): 23.25
  • Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
  • Subject: Architecture & Cityscape
  • Height (Inches): 18.5

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