Harry Callahan - Photographs New York Monday, July 13, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    LIGHT, New York
    Collection of Tennyson Schad, New York
    Acquired by present owner from the above

  • Exhibited

    Photographs: Harry Callahan, Santa Barbara, El Mochuelo Gallery, 1964

  • Literature

    El Mochuelo Gallery, Photographs: Harry Callahan, pl. 117 (this print)

  • Catalogue Essay

    The photograph offered here was exhibited in the seminal 1964 retrospective of Callahan’s work at El Mochuelo Gallery in Santa Barbara. The gallery’s label is present on the reverse of the print’s mount. This print was also used for reproduction in the accompanying catalogue, Photographs: Harry Callahan, the very first monograph published on the photographer’s work. Callahan himself selected and sequenced the photographs in this volume, which remains the best and most comprehensive presentation of his work in print.

    In the book’s artist statement, Callahan wrote, ‘I do believe in strongly in photography and hope by following it intuitively that when the photographs are looked at they will touch the spirit in people.”



Gelatin silver print.
7 x 9 in. (17.8 x 22.9 cm)
Signed, titled and dated in ink and with the printed El Mochuelo Gallery label on the reverse of the mount.

$10,000 - 15,000 

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New York Auction 13 July 2020