Item #24005 The Early Years 1900-1927. Edward Steichen.
The Early Years 1900-1927

The Early Years 1900-1927

New York: Aperture, 1981. Hardcover. Large folio, 57 x 42 cm. Limited edition, copy 234 of 500 on Rives BFK (from a total of 1000 copies, plus 100 artist proofs). Portfolio of 12 hand-pulled photogravure prints, loose as issued with tissue guards. Essays by photographer Beaumont Newhall and Steichen's daughter, Mary Steichen Calderone MD, each signed in ink by both. LISTING of PRINTS: Grand Prix at Longchamp: After the Races, Paris, 1900 * Self-Portrait with Sister, Milwaukee, 1902 * Moonrise, Mamaroneck, New York, 1904 * In Memoriam, New York, 1902 * Steichen and Wife Clara on Their Honeymoon, Lake George, New York, 1903 * Richard Strauss, New York, 1904 * The Flatiron, New York, 1905 * Heavy Roses, Voulangis, France, 1914 * Isadora Duncan at the Portal of the Parthenon, Athens, 1920 * Three Pears and an Apple, France, circa 1921 * Brancusi in His Studio, Paris, 1925. Fresh and as-new copy of this limited edition portfolio of Edward Steichen's most renowned photographs. The text leaves were printed at the Stinehour Press, and the photogravure plates were hand-pulled on the presses of the Atelier de Taille Douce of Saint-Prex, Switzerland. Nubby beige cloth. Fine in matching fine slipcase with contents inside a paper enclosure and an Indian tussah silk and Curtis Tweedweave folio and slipcase with gold lettering. Item #24005

Price: $4,500.00

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