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  • Provenance

    Butterfields, 17 June 1995, lot 4578
    Doris Bry, New York, 1999

  • Literature

    Photo Poche, Edward Steichen, pls. 5, 17 and 18.
    Steichen, A Life in Photography, pls. 16, 25, 28, 32
    Joanna Steichen, Steichen's Legacy: Photographs, 1895-1973, pls 12, 120, 121, 143
    Tashcen, Alfred Stieglitz: Camera Work: The Complete Illustrations 1903-1917, pp. 275, 276, 278, 291, 294, 297

  • Catalogue Essay

    Plates include:
    I. Rodin—Le Penseur
    II. George Frederick Watts
    III. Maurice Maeterlinck
    V. J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq.
    VI. Clarence H. White
    VII. William M. Chase
    VIII. Mr. and Mrs. Steichen
    IX. A. Bartholome
    X. The White Lady
    XII. Solitude
    XIII. The Little Round Mirror
    XIV. In Memoriam
    XVI. La Cigale
    XVI. The Little Model
    XVIII. Profile
    XIX. The Brass Bowl
    XX. Poster Lady
    XXI. Portrait—W. M. C.
    XXII. The Big White Cloud—Lake George
    XXIII. The Pond—Moonrise
    XXIV. Mother and Child—Sunlight
    XXV. The Flatiron
    XXVI. Experiment in Three-color Photography
    XXVII. Landscape in Two Colors
    XXVIII. Road to the Valley—Moonrise

88

Steichen (The Steichen Book)

New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1906. Illustrated with twenty-five prints (eighteen photogravures, six half-tone prints, one tricolor half-tone print) of the original twenty-nine prints produced for the volume.
The plates varying from 4 1/4 x 4 7/8 in. (10.8 x 12.4 cm) to 8 3/8 x 6 1/2 in. (21.3 x 16.5 cm) or the reverse
Signed by Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz and numbered '30' in pencil on the last page of the volume. Bound in modern, brown buckram binding, titled 'Steichen' on the spine. Number 30 from an edition of 65.

Estimate
$20,000 - 30,000 

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