Feb 25, 2020 - Sale 2531

Sale 2531 - Lot 323

Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
PAUL STRAND (1890-1976)
Portfolio entitled I. Photographs of Mexico [The Mexican Portfolio].
With an introduction by Leo Hurwitz. Complete with 20 varnished photogravures, the images measuring approximately 6 1/2x5 to 10x8 inches (16.5x12.7 to 25.4x20.3 cm.), the sheets 15 3/4x12 1/2 inches (40x31.8 cm.). Folio-sized slipcase, stamped cloth; with Strand's signature, in ink, on the colophon; contents loose as issued. FIRST EDITION.
New York: Virginia Stevens, 1922-23; printed 1940

Additional Details

From a Northeast Collection. The extremely scarce first edition of Strand's stunning production. Each photogravure is spot varnished for optimum effect.

Near Salito Church, Coapiaxtla Virgin, San Felipe, Oaxaca Women of Santa Anna, Michoacan Men of Santa Anna, Michoacan Woman, Patzcuaro Boy, Uruapan Cristo, Oaxaca Woman and Boy, Tenancingo Plaza, State of Puebla Man with a Hoe, Los Remedios Calvario, Patzcuaro Cristo, Tlacochoaya, Oaxaca Boy, Hidalgo Woman and Baby, Hidalgo Girl and Child, Toluca Cristo with Thorns, Huexotla Man, Tenancingo Young Woman and Boy, Toluco Gateway, Hidalgo.