Nov 05, 2013 - Sale 2329

Sale 2329 - Lot 208

Price Realized: $ 81,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 80,000 - $ 120,000
Woolworth Building (The Dance).

Etching and drypoint printed in black on cream laid paper, 1913. 330x267 mm; 13x10 1/2 inches, full margins. Second state (of 2). Edition of approximately only 30. Signed in pencil, lower left. Published by Alfred Steiglitz, Gallery 291, New York.

Ex-collection the Weyhe Gallery, New York, with the original invoice dated 1937.

A superb, well-inked impression of this extremely scarce etching, with crisp, inky plate edges. We have found fewer than 10 impressions at auction in the past 25 years; Zigrosser notes an additional 5 impressions in the second state in public collections. Zigrosser 116.