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  • Provenance

    From the artist to Walter Keller, publisher of Scalo
    Private Collection, Zurich

  • Artist Biography

    Robert Frank

    Swiss • 1924

    As one of the leading visionaries of mid-century American photography, Robert Frank has created an indelible body of work, rich in insight and poignant in foresight. In his famed series The Americans, Frank travelled the United States, capturing the parade of characters, hierarchies and imbalances that conveyed his view of the great American social landscape.

    Frank broke the mold of what was considered successful documentary photography with his "snapshot aesthetic." It is Frank's portrayal of the United States through grit and grain that once brought his work to the apex of criticism, but has now come to define the art of documentary photography.

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Mary + Pablo, Paris

1950
Gelatin silver print, printed later.
8 3/4 x 13 3/8 in. (22.2 x 34 cm)
Signed, titled, dated in ink in the margin; credited in ink, Robert Frank Archive and copyright credit stamps on the verso.

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

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Photographs

New York Auction 4 April 2016