Apr 20, 2017 - Sale 2443

Sale 2443 - Lot 53

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
A striking, arty group of 12 dramatic photographs of industrial scenes by Gordon Coster, Arnold Eagle, Ansel Adams, and others. Comprised of imagery of giant gears and other machinery, workers silhouetted against steam and their workspaces, and bird's-eye views of both interior and exterior industrial environs. Silver prints, the images measuring 9x6 1/8 to 14 1/4x18 1/2 inches (22.9x15.6 to 36.2x47 cm.), some with sheets slightly larger, one mounted, two flush mounted, each with a combination of the photographers' signatures, stamps, notations, and/or dates, in pencil and ink, on verso. 1940s; one printed 1960s

Additional Details

Includes Harold Costain, Sugar Sacks, circa 1935 Frank Navara, Back in the Harbor, 1936 George Daniell, From the boats into these vats, 1938 Arnold Eagle, Pittsburgh Steel Mill, 1940s Disraeli, Engine Round House, circa 1940s Gordon Coster, Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, 1940s Gordon Coster, Industrial scene with worker, circa 1940s Gordon Coster, River Tunnels to Generators, TVA Project, 1942 Gordon Coster, U.S. Steel - Gary Works, Indiana, circa 1943 René-Jacques, Port Louis, (bird's-eye view of a shipping yard), 1947 Ansel Adams and Pirkle Jones, Paul Masson Vineyards in California, Story of a Winery, 1958 Jan Lukas, Fulton Street Fish Market, circa 1964.

From Hyperion Press Limited, New York, New York, in the 1980s-90s.

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