Oct 18, 2018 - Sale 2489

Sale 2489 - Lot 178

Price Realized: $ 100,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 50,000 - $ 75,000
ROY DECARAVA (1919-2009)
Portfolio entitled Roy DeCarava. With 12 (of 12) stunning, hand printed dust-grain photogravures made from DeCarava's poignant photographs, including many of his iconic images of Harlem. Photogravures, the images measuring approximately 8x11 inches (20.3x28 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets 18x22 inches (45.7x55.9 cm.), each with DeCarava's signature, date, and edition notation 49/50, in pencil, on recto. Elephant folio-sized black clamshell case with a gilt-lettered leather title label; contents loose as issued. Renaissance Press: 1950-79; printed 1991

Additional Details

Acquired from the Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, California; to a Private New York Collector, in 1997.

Paul Robeson, New York, 1950 Lingerie, New York, 1950 Horace Silver, New York, 1963 Couple Dancing, New York, 1956 Across the Street, Night, Brooklyn, 1978 Night Feeding, Brooklyn, 1973 Billie [Holiday] at Braddocks, New York, 1952 Man in Window, Brooklyn, 1978 Fourth of July, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 1979 Dancers, New York, 1956 Four Men, New York, 1956 Milt Jackson, New York, 1956.