Lot 57ROTHSTEIN, ARTHUR (1915-1985)
Large photographic archive spanning the career of Arthur Rothstein. Comprising two signed examples of Dust storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, one 18 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches (475 x 475 mm), signed and numbered from the edition of 300, the other mounted to card and signed on the mount (this being Print number 3 from Portfolio number 4 from the limitation of 25 portfolios); eleven signed images in larger format all signed and titled in pencil on recto or verso (sheet size 11 x 14 inches); approximately twenty-seven images unsigned but titled by Rothstein on verso (sheet size 11 x 14 inches); One large format print of Wall Street, New York City and two experimental prints of Repeated Faces, both unsigned (larger 23 x 20 inches); two vintage images, ferrotyped, mounted to card but unsigned; A series of twenty-one images depicting Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, unsigned (11 x 14 inches); And a group of eighteen miscellaneous photographs, most titled in pencil on verso in various hands (8 x 10 inches sheet size or smaller). Most images variously stamped, may contain some minor defects and duplicates.
A substantial archive spanning five decades of professional photography by Rothstein, featuring numerous signed copies of his major works.
Sold for $6,250
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