Frederick Sommer - Photographs New York Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The artist to Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
    James Danziger Gallery, New York
    Sotheby's, New York, Important Photographs from a Private Collection, 27 April 2004, lot 19

  • Literature

    Yale University Press, The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing, Collage, cover, p. 41
    Center for Creative Photography, Sommer: Words/Images, pl. 48
    Weiss, Venus, Jupiter & Mars: The Photographs of Frederick Sommer, pl. 24
    High Museum of Art, Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection, p. 50
    LIGHT Gallery, LIGHT, p. 79

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot was purchased in April 2004 from the Sotheby’s single owner auction Important Photographs from a Private Collection. This prominent New York collection also included photographs by 20th Century masters, such as Diane Arbus, Man Ray, Tina Modotti, Edward Weston, and Robert Frank, among others.



Gelatin silver print, printed later.
7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (19.1 x 23.5 cm)
Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the mount.

$30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for $37,500

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New York 4 April 2017