"Retrospective Portfolio."

Lot Number 50
Author ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991)
Title "Retrospective Portfolio."
Year Published 1930
Place Printed New York: Parasol Press,
Printed By
Description ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) "Retrospective Portfolio." Complete with 50 magnificent photographs, including Abbott's iconic New York City views, scientific studies and portraits. Large-format silver prints (50), sizes ranging from approximately 22x5 (2) to 18x23 inches (55.9x12.7 to 45.7x58.4 cm.), and the reverse, museum board mounts measuring 30x36 inches (76.2x91.4 cm.), with Abbott's signature and edition notation 30/40, in pencil, on mount recto and the Retrospective Portfolio hand stamp on mount verso. Elephant folio-size black cloth clamshell cases (2); contents loose as issued. New York: Parasol Press, 1930-1960; printed 1982
Comments "Night View (New York at Night)" * "Falling Balls of Unequal Mass" * "Jacob Heymann Butcher Shop, 345 Sixth Avenue" * "Lyric Theatre, 100 Third Avenue" * "Edward Hopper, Greenwich Village" * "Fifth Avenue, Nos. 4, 6, 8" * "'El,' Second and Third Avenue Lines, Bowery and Division Streets" * "Rockefeller Center" * "Pennsylvania Station" * "Advertisements, East Houston Street and Second Avenue" * "Newsstand, Southwest Corner of 32nd Street and Third Avenue" * "American Shops, New Jersey" * "Dept. of Docks and Police Station, Pier A, North River" * "Walkway, Manhattan Bridge" * "Parallax (Candles)" * "Magnetic Field" * "Hoboken Railroad Yards, New Jersey" * "Tri-Boro Barber School, 264 Bowery" * "Shoeshine Parlor" * "Warehouse, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn" * "Hardware Store, 316-318 Bowery" * "Gunsmith and Police Department" * "Designer's Window, Bleecker Street (Reindeer)" * "Under the El at the Battery" * "Rector Street--Italian Festival" * "Pendulum, Cambridge" * "Cheese Store, 276 Bleecker Street" * "Christopher Street Shop" * "Exchange Place" * "Treasury Building from J.P. Morgan's Office" * "East Side Portrait" * "Rooster, Poultry Shop, East 7th Street" * "Automat, 977 Eighth Avenue" * "Greyhound Bus Terminal, 244-248 West 34th Street" * "El Station Exterior, Sixth and Ninth Avenue Lines" * "Fifth Avenue Coach Company" * "Murray Hill Hotel (Spiral), 112 Park Avenue" * "Flatiron Building" * "Zito's Bakery (Bread Store), 259 Bleecker" * "'Theoline,' Pier 11, East River" * "Multiple Beams of Light, Cambridge" * "West Street" * "Fulton Street Fish Market" * "Facade, 317 Broadway (Parafoti Shoe Repair)" * "Milk Wagon and Old Houses: 8-10 Grove Street" * "Norris Dam" * "Canyon (Stone and William Streets)" * "City Arabesque: from the Roof of 60 Wall Tower" * "NY Stock Exchange" * "Downtown Skyport, Foot of Wall Street, East River."
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Estimated Price USD 90,000.00 - 110,000.00
Actual Price USD 102,000.00

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AUCTION DETAILS

Auction House Swann Galleries
Website http://www.swanngalleries.com
Auction Name 100 Fine Photographs
Sale Number #2270
Auction Date February 28, 2012 - February 28, 2012
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