Museum Series Portfolio Number 1: Classic Images

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Literature

    Hayward Gallery, Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography, 18 various plates
    Lavrentiev, Alexander Rodchenko: Photography 1924-1954, cover and 20 various plates
    Rodchenko, Alexander Rodchenko: Photography is an Art, various plates
    Shirmer Art Books, Aleksandr Rodchenko: The New Moscow, pl. 80

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include: Portrait of the Artist’s Mother, 1924; The Poet Vladimir Mayakovski, 1924; Fire Escape, 1925; Balconies, 1925; House of Mosselpron, 1925; Columns of the Museum of Revolution, 1926; Samozveri (Auto-Animals), 1926; Boats on the Moscow River, 1926; Pine Trees, Pushkino, 1927; Briansk Railway Station, 1927; Cigarette Girl, Pushkinskaya Square, 1927; Courier Girl, 1928; Glass and Light, 1928; Courtyard, 1928; Gathering for a Demonstration, 1928; Street, 1929; Guard, Shukov Tower, 1929; Gears, 1929; Stairs, 1929; Pioneer with a Trumpet, 1930; Turn of the Street Car Line, 1932; Orchestra, White Sea Canal, 1933; Ships in the Lock, 1933; Girl with Leica, 1934; Diver, 1934; Athletes, 1934; Horse Race, 1935; ‘Dynamo’ Sports Club, 1935; Gymnastics, 1936; Male Pyramid, 1936

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Museum Series Portfolio Number 1: Classic Images

Moscow and New York: Rodchenko/Stepanova Archives and Howard Schickler Fine Art, 1994. Thirty gelatin silver prints, printed later by Alexander Lavrentiev and Yuri Plaksin.
Varying sizes from 5 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (14.9 x 21.9 cm) to 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (19.1 x 24.4 cm) or the reverse.
Each numbered '17' and ‘1–30’ sequentially in an unidentified hand in ink on a label affixed to the reverse of the mount. Colophon. Limited edition catalogue, number 17/100. Enclosed in a leather clamshell case. Number 17 from an edition of 35.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

sold for $27,500

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Photographs

New York Auction 8 October 2015