Top: Edward Weston, Nude (Charis), silver print, 1935. Sold for $33,600. Bottom: Imogen Cunningham, Magnolia Blossom, silver print, 1925; printed late 1960s-early 1970s. Sold for $31,200.
Yesterday's Photographic Literature & Important Photographs auction was well-rounded, with both photographs and photo books comprising the top three lots of the day. The top two photography lots were Edward Weston's Nude (Charis), silver print, 1935, which sold for $33,600 and Imogen Cunningham's Magnolia Blossom, silver print, 1925; printed late 1960s-early 1970s, which brought $31,200, and which you can read more about here.
The top photographic literature lot was Doris Ulmann's Roll, Jordan, Roll, signed and numbered by Ulmann and Julia Peterkin on the colophon and with an extra photogravure plate signed by Ulmann, 1933, sold for $28,800.
Doris Ulmann, Roll, Jordan, Roll. Text by Julia Peterkin, illustrated with 90 full-page, hand-pulled copper photogravures, 1933.
Labels: Daile Kaplan, Doris Ulmann, Edward Weston, fine photographs, Imogen Cunningham, photographic literature, Roll Jordan Roll