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    Sale 2506 | Lot 62
    Price Realized: $22,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2506 Lot 62

      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

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

      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).


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $22,500