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    Sale 2489 | Lot 178
    Price Realized: $100,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2489 Lot 178

      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

      Estimate $50,000 - 75,000

      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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $100,000