Jun 11, 2020 - Sale 2536

Sale 2536 - Lot 214

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
ELIOT PORTER (1901-1990)
Portfolio entitled In Wildness. With 10 elegant photographs of natural scenes from across the United States. Dye transfer prints, the images measuring approximately 16x12 1/2 inches (40.7x31.8 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts 20x24 inches (50.8x61 cm.), each with Porter's signature, in pencil, on mount recto; each print housed in individual folders with the printed title and date. Elephant folio-sized clamshell box with a gilt-lettered brown leather title label; the colophon with Porter's signature and the edition notation 138, in ink; contents loose as issued. ONE OF 300 NUMBERED COPIES. (New York): Eliot Porter with Daniel Wolf Press, 1953-81; printed 1981

Additional Details

Pool in a brook. Pond Brook, near Whiteface, New Hampshire, October 1953 Maple leaves and pine needles. Tamworth, New Hampshire, October 3, 1956 Red osier. Near Great Barrington, Massachusetts., April 18, 1957 Path in woods. Great Spruce Head Island, Maine, 1981 Hawkweed in meadow. Great Spruce Head Island, Maine, 1968 Tidal marsh. Mount Desert Island, Maine, August 4, 1965 Sunflower and sandune. Colorado, 1959 Sculptured rock. Marble Canyon, Arizona, 1967 Maple sapling and rock. Passaconaway, New Hampshire, 1953 Sunset behind Las Tres Virgenes Volcano. Near Mezquital, Baja, California, August 12, 1966.