Feb 14, 2017 - Sale 2436

Sale 2436 - Lot 26

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
EDWARD STEICHEN (1879-1973) & ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864-1946)
A selection of 2 photogravures and one halftone, including Alfred Stieglitz's Icy Night and Edward Steichen's Big White Cloud and Pastoral--Moonlight. The Stieglitz from Camera Notes, and the Steichen plates from Steichen Special and Camera Work, Number 19. Photogravures (2) and a halftone, the images measuring 5x6 1/4, 6 1/2x8 1/4, and 6 5/8x7 7/8 inches (12.7x15.9, 16.5x21, and 16.8x20 cm.), the Stieglitz on a sheet measuring 8x11 3/4 inches (20.3x29.8 cm.), with printed text, on recto, the first Steichen (the halftone) on its original mount and page 8 1/4x12 inches (21x30.5 cm.), and the second Steichen double mounted, the larger mount 8 1/4x12 inches (21x30.5 cm.). 1898; printed 1901, 1906, 1907

Additional Details

WITH--Camera Work, Number 4 and Number 19. Together, 2 issues of this seminal publication. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. The first with photogravures after photographs by Frederick H. Evans (5) and a halftone by Arthur E. Becher (lacking one Evans halftone and one Stieglitz photogravure). The second with 5 photogravures after photographs by J. Craig Annan. 4tos, printed gray wrappers, the first backstrip partially perished and covers detached, and the second edgeworn. New York, 1903 and 1907.

From the Collection of Jean S. Tucker, who taught the history of photography at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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