Jun 11, 2020 - Sale 2536

Sale 2536 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
BERTHA JAQUES (1863-1941)
Group of 9 rich photograms of botanical specimens. Cyanotypes, the images measuring 3 3/4x4 to 13x4 inches (9.5x10.1 to 33x10.1 cm.), two on one mount 10x12 inches (25.4x30.5 cm.), these with her titles and one with a location and date, in ink, on mount recto. 1900-06

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Bertha Evelyn Jaques was an American artist-photographer known for her etchings and cyanotypes. She helped found the Chicago Society of Etchers, an organization that would become internationally significant for promoting etching as a popular printmaking technique.