Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 167

Price Realized: $ 5,250
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Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
RALPH STEINER (1899-1986)
Ten Photographs from the Twenties and Thirties and One from the Seventies. A portfolio with 10 signed photographs. With an Introduction by Willard Van Dyke. Silver prints, the images measuring 4 1/4x9 to 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (10.8x22.9 to 24.1x19 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts 14x17 inches (35.6x43.1 cm.), each with Steiner's signature, in pencil, on mount recto. Folio-sized buckram clamshell box; the printed title page with Steiner's edition notation 14/25; contents loose as issued. ONE OF AN EDITION OF 25 COPIES. Np, 1920s-30s, 70s, printed 1977

Additional Details

From the Estate of Leslie Teicholz, who was the assistant to W. Eugene Smith; by descent.

The representation of photographs, which differs from the printed list, includes: Ham and Eggs Lollipop Typewriter keyboard Always-Camel Cigarettes The Yaddo Summer, Ford Model T Yaddo Summer, Row of Albany Houses Wicker Chair [American Baroque] The Coconut Factory After the Rehearsal Nehi, Take a Good Look at the Botttle (which is not listed and is, apparently, replacing A Look at the Laundry, which was listed as "on the cover of the case" but is not present).