Sale 11AR01 | Lot 159

ROTHSTEIN, ARTHUR Large photographic archive of approximately one hundred eighty images

Catalogue: The Arthur Rothstein Photograph Collection
ROTHSTEIN, ARTHUR  Large photographic archive of approximately one hundred eighty images

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Lot 159
ROTHSTEIN, ARTHUR Large photographic archive of approximately one hundred eighty images
spanning the career of Arthur Rothstein. Comprising two signed examples of Dust storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, including one copy from the limitation of 300 (image 19 x 19 inches) and one copy of the photogravure from the limitation of 300 (image 16 x 16 inches); Five signed images comprising large format prints of Round Up, Quarter Circle Ranch, Montana (16 x 20 inches) and Skull, Badlands (16 x 16 inches) and three 11 x 14 inch examples including Girl at Gee's Bend, Alabama (sheet size 11 x 14 inches); A group of various early images including a signed portrait of a child bearing an FSA backstamp, fourteen prints on card mounts, and a few poster sized prints including an exhibition poster signed by Rothstein and four other photographers; Approximately thirty-five miscellaneous images from the 1930s and 1940s, including several of Rothstein's best-known works and portraits of notable people, all unsigned (11 x 14 inches); The complete series of twenty-one images depicting Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, unsigned (11 x 14 inches); And a group of approximately one hundred miscellaneous photographs, comprising various subjects spanning Rothstein's career from the 1930s to the 1970s such as his best-known rural works, each approximately 8 x 10 inches. Most images variously stamped, may contain some minor defects and duplicates.

A comprehensive archive spanning five decades of professional photography by Rothstein, featuring signed copies of his major works.

C The Arthur Rothstein Photograph Collection

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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