Frederick Sommer - Photographs New York Wednesday, April 6, 2022 | Phillips

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  • "Sommer appreciated the tangible reality of the world as much as the inventions of human culture. Nature and culture, things and ideas, the found and the made, represented the two sides of the coin of human existence."
    Keith Davis, The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing and Collage

     
    • Literature

      Center for Creative Photography, Sommer: Words/Images, pl. 40
      Fraenkel Gallery, Long Story Short, pl. 25
      Yale University Press, The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing, Collage, p. 52

176

Medallion

1948
Gelatin silver print.
7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. (19.4 x 24.1 cm)
Signed and dated in pencil on the verso.

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Estimate
$10,000 - 15,000 

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New York Auction 6 April 2022