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Price Realized: $23,750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2474 Lot 197
MARIO GIACOMELLI (1925-2000)
A portfolio entitled La Gente [The People]. Complete with 18 photographs. Silver prints, the images measuring 16x12 inches (40.6x30.5 cm.), and the reverse, each with Giacomelli's signature, in ink, series hand stamp, and the dates and numeric notation, in pencil, on verso; each photograph individually matted with the sequential number, numeric notation, and date, in pencil, on the undermat. Atlas folio-sized cream linen clamshell case with gilt-lettered leather title label, a seam starting; the colophon with the edition notation 4 (of 30); contents loose as issued. The Birstol Workshops in Photography, 1956-68; printed 1981
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000
La Buona Terra (The Good Earth), No. 143, 1964-65 * La Buona Terra, No. 146, 1964-65 * Gente del Sud (People of the South) Puglia, No. 252, 1958 * La Buona Terra, No. 219, 1964-65 * "I don't have hands that caress my face," Pretini, No. 71, 1968 * Pretini, No. 72, 1962-63 * Pretini, No. 70, 1968 * La Buona Terra, No. 141, 1964-65 * Scanno: Italy of the South, No. 57, 1963 * "Death wil lcome and it will have your eyes," No. 99, 1966 * "Death will come...," No. 97, 1966 * Death will come...," No. 95, 1966 * "Figura (La Nuda), No. 271, 1958 * Scanno, No. 52, 1957-59 * La Buona Terra, No. 208, 1964-65 * Pretini, No., 74, 1968 * Scanno, No. 72, 1957-59 * Figura, No. 130 (Madre de Giacomelli), 1956.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $23,750