Aug 13, 2020 - Sale 2544

Sale 2544 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 2,600
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000

(GERTRUDE STEIN 1874-1946)


A collection of 5 press prints depicting the early LGBTQ+ pioneer and literary figure Gertrude Stein, upon her return to America after decades spent abroad.
Silver press prints, the images measuring 203.2x152.4 to 241.3x184.2 mm.; 8x6 to 9 1/2x7 1/4 inches, the sheets slightly larger, some with editors' retouching marks on recto, each with combinations of hand stamps, notations, and typed caption labels on verso or laid in. 1930s.

WITH--CARL MYDANS (1938-2002).Gertrude Stein and French Mayor. Silver press print, the image measuring 165.1x193.7 mm.; 6 1/2x7 5/8 inches, the sheet slightly larger, with a typed caption label laid in. 1944.