André Kertész - Photographs New York Tuesday, April 4, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired from the photographer, 1920s
    Collection of Theodore Fried, Paris and New York
    H. V. Allison Galleries, Inc., New York, 1987
    Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, circa 2008

  • Exhibited

    Theodore Fried & André Kertész: An Enduring Friendship, H. V. Allison Galleries, New York, March – April 1987

  • Literature

    Phillips, André Kertész: Of Paris and New York (for stamp)
    Greenough, Gurbo, and Kennel, André Kertész, pl. 55
    H.V. Allison Galleries, Inc., Theodore Fried & André Kertész: An Enduring Friendship, p. 21 there titled and dated Festsaal, 1930


Chairs in the American Library, Paris

Gelatin silver print.
8 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13 cm)
Overall 20 3/8 x 16 1/2 in. (51.8 x 41.9 cm)

Two Paris copyright credit stamps, a reproduction limitation stamp (Phillips Paris stamps 2, 3, and 4), dated, and annotated 'Festsaal' in pencil in an unidentified hand on the verso.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $10,795

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Sarah Krueger
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Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 4 April 2023