Eliot Porter - Photographs New York Wednesday, April 6, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 3 October 2012, lot 94

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include:

    Red osier. Near Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 1957
    Path in woods. Great Spruce Head Island, Maine, 1981
    Hawkweed in meadow. Great Spruce Head Island, Maine, 1968
    Tidal marsh. Mount Desert Island, Maine, 1965
    Maple leaves and pine needles. Tamworth, New Hampshire, 1956
    Sunflower and sandune. Colorado, 1959
    Sculptured rock. Marble Canyon, Arizona, 1967
    Maple sapling and rock. Passaconaway, New Hampshire, 1953
    Pool in a brook. Pond Brook, near Whiteface, New Hampshire, 1953
    Sunset behind Las Tres Virgenes Volcano. Near Mezquital, Baja, California, 1966


In Wildness

New York: Daniel Wolf Press, 1981.
Ten dye transfer prints.

Each approximately 15 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. (40 x 31.1 cm) or the reverse.
Each signed in pencil on the mount. Each within individual paper folios with printed title and date. Signed and numbered 260 in ink on the colophon. Title page. Colophon. Enclosed within a tan linen clamshell case with gold embossed leather title plate. One from an edition of 300.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $8,190

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New York Auction 6 April 2022