Berenice Abbott - Photographs Day Sale New York Thursday, April 2, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    Centre National de la Photographie, Berenice Abbott, n.p.
    Commerce Graphics, Berenice Abbott, n.p
    Dover Publications, New York In The Thirties: As Photographed By Berenice Abbott, cover and pp. 55 and 76
    O’Neal, Berenice Abbott: American Photographer, pp. 8, 15, 39 and 46
    Yochelson, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, n.p.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include: Theoline, Pier 11, East River, Manhattan, 1936; Barclay Street Station, New York, 1930; Pennsylvania Station, Manhattan, 1936; West Street, 1936; 4th Avenue Brooklyn Billboards, 1936; 'El' Station Interior, 1936; Marine Shop, c. 1930; Repair Shop, Christopher Street, New York, c. 1947; Macy's Corner, c. 1930; Manhattan Bridge, New York, 1936; Rooster, c. 1936; New Jersey Railroad Yards, 1935.


Portfolio II

New York: Parasol Press Ltd., 1979. Twelve gelatin silver prints.
Each approximately 15 1/4 x 19 3/8 in. (38.7 x 49.2 cm) or the reverse. One 13 1/4 x 19 3/8 in. (33.7 x 49.2 cm)
Each signed and lettered 'A' in pencil on the mount; credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of each mount. Title page. Colophon. One from an edition of 65, numbered 1 through 60 and lettered sequentially 'A-E'. Enclosed in a cloth clamshell case.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $40,000

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Kramer Hallett
Worldwide Head, Photographs

Shlomi Rabi
Head of Sale, New York

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Photographs Day Sale

New York 2 April 2015 10am & 2pm