Feb 14, 2017 - Sale 2436

Sale 2436 - Lot 233

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
ELIOT PORTER (1901-1990)
Portfolio entitled China. With 7 (of 7) vividly-printed photographs. Dye transfer prints, the images each measuring 11x14 1/2 inches (27.9x36.8 cm.), and slightly smaller, and the reverse, the sheets 14 1/2x9 1/2 inches (36.8x24.1 cm.), each with Porter's signature, in ink, on recto; each individually matted. Elephant folio-sized gilt-lettered red cloth clamshell case; the colophon with the edition notation VII; contents loose as issued. ONE OF 50 NUMBERED COPIES. D.E.P. Editions, Inc., 1980; printed 1984

Additional Details

WITH--A pair of portfolio work prints: Bamboo Grove near Hangzhou, Zhejiang The Kong Forest, Confucius' family cemetery, Qufu, Shandong. Dye transfer prints, 10 1/4x8 1/4 and 11x14 1/2 inches (25x21 and 27.9x36.8 cm.), the sheets slightly larger; the first with notations, in pencil and ink, on verso; and the second with deleted notations, in ink, on recto. 1980; printed 1984.