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  • Provenance

    Collection of Alma Lavenson
    Albert and Paul Wahrhaftig, sons of Alma Lavenson
    Susan Ehrens, Berkeley, 1989
    Page Imageworks, San Francisco, as agent

  • Exhibited

    Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, February 1933
    Orange Camera Club, East Orange New Jersey, n.d.
    Collected, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, 2 May 2016 - 31 January 2017

  • Literature

    Pier 24 Photography, Collected, p. 106 (this print)


Auratum Lily

Gelatin silver print.
9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (24.1 x 18.4 cm)
Signed and dated in pencil on the mount; titled in ink on the ‘3921 Harrison Street, Oakland California’ label, with Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences and Orange Camera Club exhibition labels on the reverse of the mount.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $12,500

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