Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 62

Price Realized: $ 22,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
ROMAN VISHNIAC (1897-1990)
The Vanished World. A Portfolio with 12 (of 12) Photographs. Silver prints, the images measuring 13 1/4x10 1/4 inches (33.7x26 cm.), the mounts 20x16 inches (50.8x40.6 cm.), each with Vishniac's signature, in ink, on mount recto, and a label, with the edition notation 21/50 and publisher's printed credit, on mount verso. Elephant folio-sized brown cloth clamshell box with mounted photographic reproduction; with a descriptive and illustrated pamphlet, signed by Vishniac, inserted in to the front inside pocket; contents loose as issued. ONE OF AN EDITION OF 25 COPIES (IN THIS SIZE). New York: Witkin-Berley Ltd., 1936-38; printed 1977

Additional Details

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

Entrance to the Ghetto (1938) One of the People of the Book, Warsaw (1938) The Face of Wisdom, Cracow (1936) Peddlers Transformed into Beggars by the Boycott (1938) Grandfather and Granddaughter, Lublin (1937) At the Open Fire, Carpathian Ruthenia (1938) Jewish Peasant, Carpatho-Ukraine (1937) Heder, Slonim, Russia (1938) Three Student School, Carpathian Ruthenia (1938) The Only Flowers of Her Youth, Warsaw (1938) One Room Apartment-Workshop, Warsaw (1936) Synagogue Court, Vilna (1938).