Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 227

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
A box containing 40 prints by four 20th-century master photographers, with 10 each by Harold Edgerton, Aaron Siskind, Tod Papageorge, and Frank Gohlke. Silver prints, each of the images measuring approximately 18x14 1/4 inches (45.7x36.2 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets 20x16 inches (50.8x40.6 cm.), each with the photographer's signature, in pencil, on verso, and some with the titles and dates, in pencil or in ink, on recto or verso. 1934-81; printed 1980s

Additional Details

Harold Edgerton: Rising Dove, 1934 Atomic Bomb Explosion, 1932 Water from a Faucet, 1932 Antique Gun Firing, 1936 Gussie Moran (Tennis), 1949 Bullet Through Balloons, 1959 Milk Drop Coronet, 1933 Hammer Breaks Glass Plate, 1933 Child Running, 1939 Rodeo, 1940.

Aaron Siskind: Chicago 56, 1960 New York I, 1951 Lima 89 (Homage to Franz Kline), 1975 Tabernacle City 4, 1936 Lithuanian Shoemaker 3, 1957 Volcano 114, 1980 Cusco Wall 91, 1975 Martha's Vineyard (Fishin Hand), 1939 Feet 119, 1957 Martha's Vineyard 2 (Seaweed), 1943.

Tod Papageorge: Man in Grass, 1981 White Boy and Baby, 1981 Zuma Beach, 1979 Mad Magazine, 1978 L'eggs Mini Marathon, 1979 Metropolitan Museum of Art opening, 1977 Building at Night, 1979 Florence, 1979 Studio 54 with Balloons, 1978 Alice in Wonderland, 1978.

Frank Gohlke: Aerial view: Blowdown and new growth near Norway Pass - 9 miles NE of Mt. St. Helens, 1983 Aerial view: Standing dead trees, living trees, and logging traces, approximately 14 miles NW of Mt. St. Helens, Wash., 1981 Stream and ash eruption - from Muddy Creek mudflow, 5.5 miles SE of Mt. St. Helens, Wash., 1982 Landscape, near Stillwater, Minnesota, 1975 Hotel Roosevelt, Minneapolis, Mn., 1977 Galveston, Texas, 1978 Grain elevator, Bellefont, Kansas, 1973 Wichita River, looking east from Scott St., Wichitaw Falls, Texas, 1982 House with double roof, Kiowa, Colorado, 1979 Aerial view: Trees and field near Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1981.

This set is in the collection of Wellesley College's Davis Museum, which they exhibited in 1990 under the title Edgerton, Gohlke, Papageorge, and Siskind: A Photographic Portfolio.