Oct 20, 2022 - Sale 2618

Sale 2618 - Lot 218

Price Realized: $ 37,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000
DANNY LYON (1942- )
A portfolio of 40 Civil Rights photographs. Including numerous important images Lyon made while working as a staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Silver prints, the images measuring 12 3/4x8 3/4 inches (32.4x22.2 cm.), and slightly smaller, and the reverse, the sheets 11x14 inches (27.9x35.6 cm.), each with Lyon's signature in pencil and his Bleak Beauty stamp with Chuck Kelton's printer's credit and the dates in pencil, on verso. Small folio-sized black box; the printed introduction and colophon with Lyon's signature in pencil and the edition information. ARTIST'S PROOF. Bleak Beauty Books, 1962-64; printed 2010