Photographs from the Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago Online-Only Auction 8 – 22 December 2014 

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  • 1

    Berenice Abbott

    Fishermen, Fulton Street Dock, New York, 1929

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 2

    Berenice Abbott

    John Watts Statue: From Trinity Churchyard, Looking ... 1938

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 3

    Berenice Abbott

    Lower Broadway, Bowling Green and Bay, 1937

    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

  • 4

    Ansel Adams

    Burnt Stump and New Grass, Sierra Nevada, Californi ... 1935

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 5

    Ansel Adams

    Selected Images, circa 1927-1960

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 6

    Manuel Álvarez Bravo

    Cruce de Chalma (Cross at Chalma), 1942

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 7

    Manuel Álvarez Bravo

    Diá de Todos Muertos (Day of All Dead), 1933

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 8

    Manuel Álvarez Bravo

    Margarita de Bonampak (Margarita of Bonampak), 1949

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 9

    Manuel Álvarez Bravo

    Ventana al Coro (Window to the Choir), 1936

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 10

    Anonymous

    Selected Images, 19th century

    Estimate $500 - 700

  • 11

    Bisson Frères: Louis-Auguste Bisson and August ...

    Rouen Cathedral, West Facade, circa 1855

    Estimate $500 - 800

  • 12

    Bisson Frères: Louis-Auguste Bisson and August ...

    South Transept Portal, Amiens Cathedral with Tramea ... 1853-1862

    Estimate $500 - 800

  • 13

    Bisson Frères: Louis-Auguste Bisson and August ...

    Strasbourg Cathedral, West Facade; Side Portal, 1853-1862

    Estimate $500 - 800

  • 14

    Bill Brandt

    Crowded, Improvised Air-Raid Shelter in a Liverpool ... 1940

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 15

    Bill Brandt

    Chiswick House Gardens, 1944

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 16

    Bill Brandt

    Dressmaker's Dummy, Paris, 1928

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 17

    Bill Brandt

    Evening in Kew Gardens, 1932

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 18

    Bill Brandt

    East Sussex, 1961

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 19

    Bill Brandt

    In the Garden of Christ's College, Cambridge, 1940s

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 20

    Bill Brandt

    St. Paul's Cathedral in the Moonlight, 1942

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 21

    Bill Brandt

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 22

    Bill Brandt

    Maiden Castle, Dorset, 1945

    Estimate $6,000 - 8,000

  • 23

    Elizabeth Buehrmann

    Selected Images, circa 1900

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 24

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Clinton Parry, circa 1868

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 25

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Julia Jackson, 1864

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 26

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Mrs. Herbert Duckworth, September, 1874

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 27

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Mrs. Herbert Duckworth, August, 1872

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 28

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Sir Edward Ryan, 1872-1874

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 29

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Mrs. Herbert Duckworth, 1872

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 30

    Julia Margaret Cameron

    Woman, Ceylon, 1875-1879

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 31

    Edward Sheriff Curtis

    Selected Images from The North American Indian, 1907-1926

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 32

    Michael Disfarmer

    Selected Images, circa 1940

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 33

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Bullet Through Bulb, 1936

    Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

  • 34

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Driving the Golf Ball, 1930s

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 35

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Football Kick, circa 1938

    Estimate $800 - 1,200

  • 36

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Golf Tee-Off, 1962

    Estimate $800 - 1,200

  • 37

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    "Home brew": Getting Off the Horse Quickly, 1940

    Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

  • 38

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Milk Drop Coronet, 1957

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 39

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Moscow Circus Acrobats, 1963

    Estimate $800 - 1,200

  • 40

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Tumblers, 1942

    Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

  • 41

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Pigeon in flight, 1965

    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

  • 42

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Tap Water Splashing from a Glass, circa 1934

    Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

  • 43

    Harold Eugene Edgerton

    Football Kick - Wesley E. Fesler, 1934

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 44

    Eliot Elisofon

    The Coast of Chile, 1950; and Virginia's Coast, 1946

    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

  • 45

    Walker Evans

    Company Store, Hecla, West Virginia; and Storefront ... 1935

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 46

    Walker Evans

    Selected Images, circa 1935

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 47

    Walker Evans

    Selected Images, 1932

    Estimate $6,000 - 8,000

  • 48

    Walker Evans

    View of Ossining, New York, 1930

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 49

    Walker Evans

    Selected Images, 1935

    Estimate $6,000 - 8,000

  • 50

    Roger Fenton

    Selected Images, 1855

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 51

    Lee Friedlander

    Flowers and Trees

    Estimate $800 - 1,200

  • 52

    Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden

    Selected Images, 1890s-1920s

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 53

    Johan Hagemeyer

    William H. Orrick, Attorney, 1931; Henry Miller, 1946

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 54

    Johan Hagemeyer

    Selected Images, 1927-1944

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 55

    Lewis Wickes Hine

    Carousel, Coney Island, New York, 1912

    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

  • 56

    Lewis Wickes Hine

    Selected Images, 1914-1917

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 57

    Lewis Wickes Hine

    Selected Images, 1910-1921

    Estimate $600 - 900

  • 58

    Lewis Wickes Hine

    Selected Images, 1920

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 59

    Lewis Wickes Hine

    Selected Images, 1909-1920

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 60

    Lewis Wickes Hine

    Selected Images, 1909-1921

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 61

    Robert Howlett

    Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Builder of the Steamship “ ... 1857

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 62

    Gertrude Käsebier

    Portrait of a Boy; Flora, circa 1897

    Estimate $800 - 1,200

  • 63

    Gertrude Käsebier

    Cornelia Montgomery, full face, holding flowers, sq ... 1900

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 64

    Gertrude Käsebier

    Cornelia Montgomery, full face, holding flowers, sq ... 1900

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 65

    Gertrude Käsebier

    Portrait of the Artist's Daughter (Hermine Käsebier ... 1906-1910

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 66

    Gertrude Käsebier

    Yoked and Muzzled - Marriage, 1915 or earlier

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 67

    André Kertész

    Day of Paris: Photographs by André Kertész

    Estimate $1,200 - 1,800

  • 68

    André Kertész

    Untitled (Distortion #146); and Untitled (Distortio ... 1933

    Estimate $6,000 - 8,000

  • 69

    André Kertész

    Untitled (Distortion #117), 1933

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 70

    André Kertész

    Untitled (Distortion #135), 1933

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 71

    André Kertész

    Untitled (Distortion #116), 1933

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 72

    André Kertész

    Untitled (Distortion #52), 1933

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 73

    Dorothea Lange

    Migrant Mother, Nipoma, California, 1936

    Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 74

    Clarence John Laughlin

    Selected Images, 1941-1953

    Estimate $5,000 - 7,000

  • 75

    Leon Levinstein

    India, 1979

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 76

    Leon Levinstein

    Mexico, circa 1956

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 77

    Leon Levinstein

    New York, circa 1955

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 78

    George Platt Lynes

    Selected Images, 1928-1950

    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

  • 79

    Danny Lyon

    Pictures from the New World: Photographs and Text b ...

    Estimate $400 - 600

  • 80

    Man Ray

    Portrait of Walter S. Brewster, Paris; Portrait of ... 1930

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 81

    Man Ray

    Portrait of Walter S. Brewster, Paris; Portrait of ... 1930

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 82

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 83

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 84

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 85

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, 1967

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 86

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 87

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, 1959

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 88

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 89

    Ralph Eugene Meatyard

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

  • 90

    Irving Penn

    Moments Preserved: Eight Essays in Photographs and ...

    Estimate $200 - 300

  • 91

    Aaron Siskind

    Boston 21 (Homage to Franz Kline), 1974

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 92

    Aaron Siskind

    Boston 47, 1974

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 93

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago 11, 1965

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 94

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago 11, 1948

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 95

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago 11, 1956

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 96

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago 13A, 1965

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 97

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago 231B, 1954

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 98

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago 25, 1957

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 99

    Aaron Siskind

    Chicago Facade 21, 1957

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 100

    Aaron Siskind

    Durango 17, 1961

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 101

    Aaron Siskind

    Gloucester, 1944

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 102

    Aaron Siskind

    Gloucester 25, 1944

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 103

    Aaron Siskind

    Iron Work, NYC 3, 1947

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 104

    Aaron Siskind

    Lima 25, 1980

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 105

    Aaron Siskind

    Louise 26, 1974

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 106

    Aaron Siskind

    Maine 4, 1949

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 107

    Aaron Siskind

    Maine 8, 1949

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 108

    Aaron Siskind

    Martha's Vineyard, 1974

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 109

    Aaron Siskind

    Martha's Vineyard 7, 1943

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 110

    Aaron Siskind

    Martha's Vineyard 76, 1972

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 111

    Aaron Siskind

    Mexico 75, 1982

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 112

    Aaron Siskind

    Morocco 328, 1982

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 113

    Aaron Siskind

    New York 143, 1978

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 114

    Aaron Siskind

    Olive Tree, Corfu 33, 1970

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 115

    Aaron Siskind

    Olmec, Villahermosa, Mexico, 1973

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 116

    Aaron Siskind

    Peru 280, 1977

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 117

    Aaron Siskind

    Rome 76, 1963

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 118

    Aaron Siskind

    San Luis Potosi 28, 1961

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 119

    Aaron Siskind

    South Street 13, 1950

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 120

    Aaron Siskind

    Terracotta 13, 1960

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 121

    Aaron Siskind

    Terracotta 19, 1960

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 122

    Aaron Siskind

    Terracotta 6, 1961

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 123

    Aaron Siskind

    The Tree 108, 1972

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 124

    Aaron Siskind

    The Tree, Martha's Vineyard 15, 1973

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 125

    Aaron Siskind

    Utah 24, 1976

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 126

    Aaron Siskind

    Utah 32, 1976

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 127

    Aaron Siskind

    Veracruz 130, 1973

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 128

    W. Eugene Smith

    Selected Images, 1951

    Estimate $7,000 - 9,000

  • 129

    W. Eugene Smith

    Untitled from A Man of Mercy: Albert Schweitzer, 1954

    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

  • 130

    W. Eugene Smith

    Untitled, n.d.

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 131

    Else Thalemann

    Eiffelturm, Paris, No. 31456 (Eiffel Tower, Paris), circa 1930

    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

  • 132

    Todd Webb

    Selected Images, 1950s-1960s

    Estimate $7,000 - 9,000

  • 133

    Edward Weston

    7 a.m. Pacific War Time, 1945

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 134

    Edward Weston

    Boats, San Francisco, 1925

    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

  • 135

    Edward Weston

    David H. McAlpine, New York, 1941

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 136

    Edward Weston

    Eel River Ranch, 1937

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 137

    Edward Weston

    Fence, Old Road, Big Sur, 1935

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 138

    Edward Weston

    Fort Ross, 1937

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 139

    Edward Weston

    Snow, Yosemite, 1938

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 140

    Edward Weston

    Manly Beacon from Golden Canyon, Death Valley, 1938

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 141

    Edward Weston

    Nude on Navajo, 1945

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 142

    Edward Weston

    Pond, Meyer's Ranch, Yosemite, 1938

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 143

    Edward Weston

    San Simeon Highway, 1940

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

    BIDDING NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 144

    Edward Weston

    Trees, Lake Tenaya, 1937

    Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

  • 145

    Edward Weston

    Arizona Nymph, 1938

    Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

  • 146

    Garry Winogrand

    Untitled from Women Are Beautiful, 1961

    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000