Oct 17, 2019 - Sale 2520

Sale 2520 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 17,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
KARL STRUSS (1886-1981)
A Portfolio 1909/29. With 12 (of 15) photographs spanning the early decades of Struss' career. Platinum prints, the images measuring 2 3/4x3 3/4 to 4 3/8x3 5/8 inches (7x8.9 to 11.1x9.2 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts 12x9 inches (30.5x22.9 cm.), each with Stuss' signature, in pencil, on print verso and an edition notation 9/75, in pencil, on mount recto. Tall 4to-sized black clamshell box with Struss' gilt-lettered monogram; the colophon with Struss' and Phil Davis' signatures and the edition notation, in ink; contents loose as issued. ONE OF AN EDTION OF 75. Michigan: Photofolio of Ann Arbor, 1909-29; printed 1979

Additional Details

The Balcony, Sorrento, 1909 Mercedes Autobus, Fifth Avenue & 38th Street, New York, circa 1912 Cables--New York Skyline through Brooklyn Bridge, 1912 Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower, New York, 1909 Pennsylvania Station, New York, 1911 Lower Broadway, New York, 1912 The Ghost Ship'--Waterfront, East Side, New York, 1912 Brooklyn Bridge, Nocturne, circa 1913 Sails: En route to Catalina, 1929 Consolidated Edison from the Second Avenue Elevated, New York, circa 1912 Vanishing Point II: Brooklyn Bridge from New York side, 1912 Brooklyn Bridge from Ferry Slip, Evening 1912.