Peter Henry Emerson - The Odyssey of Collecting: Photographs from Joy of Giving Something Foundation New York Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Collection of Sir Henry W. Lucy
    Collection of Sir Sydney R. Russell-Wells
    Christie's, South Kensington, 3 May 1995, lot 142

  • Literature

    Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Life and Landscape: P. H. Emerson Art and Photography in East Anglia 1885-1990, cover, pp. 107-109

  • Catalogue Essay

    Titles include:
    I. Coming Home from the Marshes
    II. Setting the Bow-net
    VI. An Eel-catcher’s Home
    VII. Taking up the Eel-net
    X. Snipe-shooting
    XI. A Ruined Water-mill
    XV. The Haunt of the Pike
    XVII. Poling the Marsh Hay
    XVIII. Setting up the Bow-net
    XX. The Fowler’s Return
    XXI. Rowing Home the Schoof-stuff
    XXIII. The River Bure at Coltishall
    XXIV. Cantley: Wherries Waiting for the Turn of the Tide
    XXVII. Ricking the Reed
    XXIX. A Marsh Farm
    XXX. Cattle on the Marshes
    XXXI. A Reed Boat-house
    XXXII. Cutting the Gladdon
    XXXIII. The Gladdon-cutter’s Return
    XXXIV. Quanting the Gladdon
    XXXVI. Twixt Land and Water
    XXXVIII. An Autumn Morning
    XXXIX. The Fringe of the Marsh


Selected Images

Twenty-three platinum prints from Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads, each with printed tissue title overleaf.
Varying dimensions from 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (12.1 x 17.1 cm) to 9 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. (23.2 x 28.6 cm)
Printed title and plate number on tissue overleaf affixed to each mount.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $30,000

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The Odyssey of Collecting: Photographs from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

New York 3 October 2017