BERENICE ABBOTT | NEW YORK AT NIGHT
NEW YORK AT NIGHT
gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's 'Abbot, Maine' stamp on the reverse, framed, 1932, printed later (Steidl, Vol. II, cover, frontispiece, and p. 35)
22⅜ by 18 in. (56.8 by 45.7 cm.)
This photograph is in generally good to very good condition. Upon close inspection, there is a 13-inch hairline scratch near the left edge which does not appear to break the emulsion. There is minor soiling in the lower right corner of the mount 'TAW' and 'NYP 9.125' are written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse.
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Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, 1992