Lot 229: (RALPH EUGENE MEATYARD; MINOR WHITE, et alia) Center for Photographic Studies Invitational Portfolio One.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
(RALPH EUGENE MEATYARD; MINOR WHITE, et alia)
Center for Photographic Studies Invitational Portfolio One. With 18 (of 18) photographs, including works by Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Minor White, Emmet Gowin, and others. The portfolio was produced the year Meatyard died, and it is dedicated to him. Silver prints (15), photostatic prints (2), and a c-print (one), the images measuring 4 3/4x4 1/4 to 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (12.1x10.8 to 19.1x24.1 cm.), and the reverse, the mounts 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), all but 2 with the photographers' signatures, and some with the dates and an edition notation, in pencil or in ink, on mounts recto or verso; the White and Gowin with the photographers' hand stamps, on mount verso, and each with the Portfolio hand stamp, on mount verso. Silver-stamped black boards box; the colophon with the edition notation 79/120, in ink; contents loose as issued. ONE OF 120 NUMBERED COPIES. Louisville, Kentucky, 1972