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Photographer, b. 1941 - d. 2021

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      • George Forss (1941-2021) / George Forss (1941-2021)
        Jun. 06, 2024

        George Forss (1941-2021) / George Forss (1941-2021)

        Est: £600 - £800

        George Forss (1941-2021) / George Forss (1941-2021) George Forss (1941-2021) A pair of silver gelatin prints of New York City views, comprising: WINTER, CENTRAL PARK, 1980. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 235 x 330mm, sheet size 245 x 335mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 470 x 385mm. MIDTOWN (AT NIGHT), c.1970. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 240 x 285mm, sheet size 260 x 300mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 470 x 385mm. Provenance: Direct from the photographer to the present owner.

        Chiswick Auctions
      • Photograph, George Forss
        Apr. 19, 2024

        Photograph, George Forss

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        George Forss (American, 1941-2021), "Queen Elizabeth II and Twin Towers," 1977, gelatin silver print, signed lower right, titled and dated lower left, sheet: 10"h x 13"w, overall (with mat): 15.75"h x 20.25"w

        Clars Auctions
      • George Forss (1941-2021)
        Nov. 30, 2023

        George Forss (1941-2021)

        Est: £500 - £700

        George Forss (1941-2021) George Forss (1941-2021) NEW YORK HARBOR (WITH TWIN TOWERS), 1979. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 230 x 325mm, sheet size 245 x 335mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 385 x 470mm. Provenance: Direct from the photographer to the present owner.

        Chiswick Auctions
      • George Forss (1941-2021)
        Nov. 30, 2023

        George Forss (1941-2021)

        Est: £500 - £700

        George Forss (1941-2021) George Forss (1941-2021) WINTER, CENTRAL PARK, 1980. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 235 x 330mm, sheet size 245 x 335mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 470 x 385mm. Provenance: Direct from the photographer to the present owner.

        Chiswick Auctions
      • George Forss (1941-2021)
        Nov. 30, 2023

        George Forss (1941-2021)

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        George Forss (1941-2021) George Forss (1941-2021) QUEEN ELIZABETH II IN NEW YORK, (WITH THE TWIN TOWERS), 1977. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 230 x 330mm, sheet size 335 x 245mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 385 x 470mm. Together with a letter from the photographer to the present owner. Provenance: Direct from the photographer to the present owner.

        Chiswick Auctions
      • George Forss (1941-2021)
        Nov. 30, 2023

        George Forss (1941-2021)

        Est: £500 - £700

        George Forss (1941-2021) George Forss (1941-2021) MIDTOWN (AT NIGHT), c.1970. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 240 x 285mm, sheet size 260 x 300mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 470 x 385mm. Provenance: Direct from the photographer to the present owner.

        Chiswick Auctions
      • George Forss (1941-2021)
        Nov. 30, 2023

        George Forss (1941-2021)

        Est: £500 - £700

        George Forss (1941-2021) George Forss (1941-2021) EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, NEW YORK, 1980. Silver gelatin print, printed later, image size 330 x 190mm, sheet size 335 x 245mm, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil on the overmount. Framed, frame size 470 x 385mm. Provenance: Direct from the photographer to the present owner.

        Chiswick Auctions
      • GEORGE FORSS, “STATUE OF LIBERTY NY HARBOR 1976.”
        May. 14, 2022

        GEORGE FORSS, “STATUE OF LIBERTY NY HARBOR 1976.”

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        GEORGE FORSS, “STATUE OF LIBERTY NY HARBOR 1976.” 9 ½ x 15 inch gelatin silver print, signed and with title on the mount and lightly on the verso. The bold statue faces the pale NYC skyline dominated by the World Trade Center. Excellent condition.

        Be-Hold
      • GEORGE FORSS (1941 – 2021), “QE 2 IN NEW YORK 1977.” WORLD TRADE CENTER.
        May. 14, 2022

        GEORGE FORSS (1941 – 2021), “QE 2 IN NEW YORK 1977.” WORLD TRADE CENTER.

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        GEORGE FORSS (1941 – 2021), “QE 2 IN NEW YORK 1977.” WORLD TRADE CENTER. 10 x 13 ½ inch gelatin silver print, signed with title and signature on the mount and lightly on the verso. His work and life are extensively presented in a NY TIMES obituary that is available in the internet. He was peddling his photographs on the streets of NY when he was “discovered” by David Douglas Duncan, who devoted a book to him in 1984. His work was admired by Cartier-Bresson, Gordon Parks, Ansel Adams and Norman Mailer. The title refers to the ocean liner that was photographed as it passed the skyscraper when there was no hint of its subsequent catastrophic destruction. Probably printed later. Excellent condition.

        Be-Hold
      • GEORGE FORSS (1941-2021) Jersey City Boardwalk (Twin Towers).
        Oct. 21, 2021

        GEORGE FORSS (1941-2021) Jersey City Boardwalk (Twin Towers).

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        GEORGE FORSS (1941-2021) Jersey City Boardwalk (Twin Towers). Silver print, the image measuring 12x15 3/8 inches (30.5x39 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Forss' signature, title, and date, in pencil, on recto, and his signature, title, and dates, in pencil, on verso. 1988; printed 2002

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Midtown.
        May. 27, 2021

        GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Midtown.

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Midtown. Silver print, the image measuring 10x12 inches (25.4x30.5 cm.), the sheet 10 3/4x13 3/8 inches (27.3x34 cm.), with Forss' signature, partial title, print date, and other notations, in pencil, on recto. Circa 1970s; printed 1983

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • Twin Towers Lower Manhattan en 1977 1977
        May. 09, 2021

        Twin Towers Lower Manhattan en 1977 1977

        Est: €600 - €1,200

        1 Affiche Non-Entoilée / Vintage Poster not lined T.B.E. A -

        Mirabaud-Mercier
      • George Forss. Jersey City Boardwalk. Twin Towers 1988 1988
        May. 09, 2021

        George Forss. Jersey City Boardwalk. Twin Towers 1988 1988

        Est: €600 - €1,200

        1 Affiche Non-Entoilée / Vintage Poster on Paper not lined T.B.E. A - Plis. / Folds.

        Mirabaud-Mercier
      • Twin Towers Lower Manhattan en 1977 1977
        Apr. 07, 2021

        Twin Towers Lower Manhattan en 1977 1977

        Est: €600 - €1,200

        1 Affiche Non-Entoilée / Vintage Poster not lined T.B.E. A -

        Mirabaud-Mercier
      • George Forss. Jersey City Boardwalk. Twin Towers 1988 1988
        Apr. 07, 2021

        George Forss. Jersey City Boardwalk. Twin Towers 1988 1988

        Est: €600 - €1,200

        1 Affiche Non-Entoilée / Vintage Poster on Paper not lined T.B.E. A - Plis. / Folds.

        Mirabaud-Mercier
      • New York the Twin Towers Queen Elisabeth 2 dans la Rade de New York en 1986 1986
        Apr. 07, 2021

        New York the Twin Towers Queen Elisabeth 2 dans la Rade de New York en 1986 1986

        Est: €600 - €1,200

        1 Affiche Non-Entoilée / Vintage Poster not lined T.B.E. A -

        Mirabaud-Mercier
      • GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Midtown.
        Mar. 11, 2021

        GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Midtown.

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Midtown. Silver print, the image measuring 10x12 inches (25.4x30.5 cm.), the sheet 10 3/4x13 3/8 inches (27.3x34 cm.), with Forss' signature, title, print date, and other notations, in pencil, on recto; in the original mat with his signature and title, in pencil, on the overmat. Circa 1970s; printed 1983 Accompanied by a letter from Forss to the original owner describing his printing process and camera specs.

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • Pair of George Forss photographs, along with a signed book, (1941), sight size 12 1/"4 x 15 ", sight size 15" x 17".
        Feb. 01, 2020

        Pair of George Forss photographs, along with a signed book, (1941), sight size 12 1/"4 x 15 ", sight size 15" x 17".

        Est: $200 - $400

        Pair of George Forss photographs, along with a signed book, (1941), sight size 12 1/"4 x 15 ", sight size 15" x 17".

        Nadeau's Auction Gallery
      • GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Queen Elizabeth II in New York (with the Twin Towers).
        Oct. 17, 2019

        GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Queen Elizabeth II in New York (with the Twin Towers).

        Est: $1,800 - $2,200

        GEORGE FORSS (1941- ) Queen Elizabeth II in New York (with the Twin Towers). Silver print, the image measuring 14 1/8x19 1/4 inches (35.9x48.9 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Forss' signature, title, and negative date, with a stylus, on recto, and his signature, title, and dates, in pencil, on verso. 1977; printed 2011

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • GEORGE FORSS, QEII PHOTO POSTER, NYC Twin Towers in background. 23''H x 32''W.
        May. 05, 2018

        GEORGE FORSS, QEII PHOTO POSTER, NYC Twin Towers in background. 23''H x 32''W.

        Est: $40 - $200

        GEORGE FORSS, QEII PHOTO POSTER, NYC Twin Towers in background. 23''H x 32''W.

        Dargate Auction Galleries
      • "Statue of Liberty N.Y. Harbor 1978: by George Forss
        Oct. 22, 2015

        "Statue of Liberty N.Y. Harbor 1978: by George Forss

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        9 3/8 x 15 ½- inch gelatin silver print, titled and signed on the mat beneath the print. Very fine print with the Statue in sharp relief and the skyline with the World Trade Center dim in the distance

        Be-Hold
      • "QE2 in New York, 1977" by George Forss
        Oct. 22, 2015

        "QE2 in New York, 1977" by George Forss

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        9 3/8 x 15 ½- inch gelatin silver print, titled and signed on the mat beneath the print. This was the cover image on "New York/New York: Masterworks of a Street Peddler" by David Douglas Duncan, with photographs by Forss (1984.) Forss' work has been praised by Henri Cartier Bresson, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Yosuf Karsh, Gordon Parks and Norman Mailer.

        Be-Hold
      • Twin Towers 1988 1988
        Aug. 28, 2015

        Twin Towers 1988 1988

        Est: €300 - €600

        Twin Towers 1988 1988FORSS GEORGEGeorge Forss. Jersey City Boardwalk.Desgrandchamps SA France1 Affiche Non-Entoilée / Poster on Paper not lined B.E. B + Plis. / Folds. 60 x 70 cm

        Artprecium
      • Twin Towers 1988 1988
        Jun. 26, 2015

        Twin Towers 1988 1988

        Est: €300 - €600

        1 Affiche Non-Entoilée B.E. B + Plis. / Folds.

        Artprecium
      • White Star Line Framed print
        Oct. 16, 2013

        White Star Line Framed print

        Est: $20 - $40

        of Ocean liner at sea.

        Quinn's Auction Galleries
      • FORSS, GEORGE (1941- ) "Queen Elizabeth II and Twin Towers."
        Dec. 13, 2011

        FORSS, GEORGE (1941- ) "Queen Elizabeth II and Twin Towers."

        Est: $1,200 - $1,800

        FORSS, GEORGE (1941- ) "Queen Elizabeth II and Twin Towers." Silver print, 9x13 inches (22.9x35 cm.), with Forss's signature, title and date, with a stylus, on recto. 1977

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • George Forss (American, born circa 1941); The Collection;
        May. 10, 2011

        George Forss (American, born circa 1941); The Collection;

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        The Collection, 1982 New York: Robert M. de Lara, 1982. a portfolio of 20 gelatin silver prints, colophon pages signed by Dalena Trigo and George Forss in pencil, with a photograph of each; poetry by Dalena Trigo, numbered 2 of an edition of 250 in pencil on the colophon; cloth gray portfolio. each approx. 10 x 13in or reverse

        Bonhams
      • FORSS, GEORGE
        Dec. 05, 2002

        FORSS, GEORGE

        Est: $700 - $1,000

        World Trade Center and Queen Elizabeth II * Grand Central and the Pan Am Building. Together, 2 photographs. Silver prints, each is 10 1/2 x13 1/2 inches (26.7x34.3 cm.), and signed, in ink, on mount verso. 1980s

        Swann Auction Galleries
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