Oct 25, 2016 - Sale 2426

Sale 2426 - Lot 116

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
WRIGHT MORRIS (1910-1998)
Wright Morris. Portfolio with 12 (of 12) photographs depicting the American landscape of the 1940s. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (24.1x19.1 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts 17x14 inches (43.2x35.6 cm.), each with Morris' signature, in pencil, on mount recto, and with the Witkin-Berley portfolio label with the print and edition number 20, in pencil, on mount verso. Small folio, cream cloth clamshell box with a gilt-lettered brown leather title label, cloth lightly soiled; the colophon, also with the edition number 20 (of 50); contents loose as issued. ONE OF AN EDITION OF 50. Witkin-Berley Limited, 1940-50; printed 1980

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From the Estate of Lee Witkin; by descent to the Present Owner.

Gano Grain Elevator, Western Kansas, 1940 Ed's Place, near Norfolk, Nebraska, 1947 House in Winter, Eastern Nebraska, 1941 Front Room Reflected in Mirror, The Home Place, near Norfolk, Nebraska, 1947 Barbershop, Weeping Water, Nebraska, 1947 Dresser Drawer, near Norfolk, Nebraska, 1947 Model T in Shed, The Home Place, near Norfolk, Nebraska, 1947 Barber Pole, Weeping Water, Nebraska, 1947 Juke Box, Southern Indiana, 1950 Church Facade, near Rahway, New Jersey, 1940 Powerhouse and Palm Tree, near Lordsburg, New Mexico, 1940 Uncle Harry, The Home Place, near Norfolk, Nebraska, 1947.

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