André Kertész - Photographs New York Monday, April 4, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist to Philip J. Pocock, circa 1967
    By descent to the present Private Collection, Ottawa Canada

  • Literature

    Harry N. Abrams, Inc., André Kertész: A Lifetime of Perception, pl. 27

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include: Luxembourg Garden, Paris, 1963; Rue des Ursins, Paris, 1931; New York, 1962; Untitled, New York, 1962; Untitled, New York, 1964

    Philip J. Pocock served as Director of Research for the International Photography exhibit at the Montreal 1967 International and Universal Exposition, commonly referred to as "Expo 67." The exhibit, 'The Camera as Witness' featured hundreds of photographs from 81 countries, with an advisory panel that included Beaumont Newhall, Yousuf Karsh and Robert Doisneau.


Selected images of New York and Paris

Five gelatin silver prints, printed no later than 1967.
Each approximately 9 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (24.1 x 18.1 cm)
Each with credit stamp and various annotations in pencil on the verso.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $10,000

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New York Auction 4 April 2016