Jun 11, 2020 - Sale 2536

Sale 2536 - Lot 140

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
MARTIN CHAMBI (1891-1973)
A group of 8 photographs of indigenous figures in Peru. Silver (one) and silver prints on carte-postale paper (7), the images measuring approximately 5 1/2x3 1/2 inches (14x8.9 cm.), and the reverse, each with Chambi's hand stamp and one with notations, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. Late 1920s-30s

Additional Details

The one print without a carte-postale back is Women with embroidery spools posing in front of cacti. The real photo postcards include: Farmer with hoe Barefoot woman with infant on back Man in serape playing a wind instrument Barefoot man in sequinned coat Man with walking stick wearing a serape and big hat Child holding a lamb Young street vendor holding a textile.