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Roman Vishniac

Russian/American (1897-1990)

Collection of 10 Photographs


Price Realized: $7,800
Includes buyer's premium

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10 silver gelatin prints

each image: 15 3/4 x 18 inches cloth folio: 29 x 23 x 2 1/2 inches

The plates are as follows:

The Old Ghetto of Lublin (The Stairway), signed on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, three very small dents in the left side

At 26 the lines of her brow reveal the hardship of the past. The future is known-martyrium in the Holocaust, signed and titled on the mat and signed on the photograph; very good condition, very small dent to the upper right corner, red pigment on the front of the mat

Father Hiding From the Nazi Democrats, 1938, signed and titled on the mat; very good condition

Bar-Mitzvah Boy, signed and titled on the mat; very good condition

The Last Hanukkah, Kazimierz, Cracow 1938, signed and titled on the mat and photograph; very good condition, light creases I the very far bottom left corner

The Great Talmudist, Kazimierz, 1938, signed and titled on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, very small hard crease in the upper left corner with small dent

The Only Flowers of Her Youth, Warsaw, 1939, signed and titled on the mat; very good condition, very small creasing in the upper left corner

Students of The Talmud Trunava, 1937, signed on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, very small hard crease in the upper left corner with small dent

Cracow 1937 Kazimierz, signed on the mat and on the photograph; very good condition, some minor smudging in the mat, hinged to mat

Vilna Musarnic, 1938, signed on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, light handling crease in the lower right corner, very small spot of paper loss in the bottom left edge

Prints come in a red cloth covered portfolio with the title 'Life That Disappeared' some photos are from the above mentioned series, some are from series titled 'A World Vanished', some from neither series

Provenance
the estate of Jerome Lurie, labor attorney and law partner of Sidney E. Cohn
Condition
cloth folio has soiling and wear throughout
Notes
The plates are as follows:

The Old Ghetto of Lublin (The Stairway), signed on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, three very small dents in the left side

At 26 the lines of her brow reveal the hardship of the past. The future is known-martyrium in the Holocaust, signed and titled on the mat and signed on the photograph; very good condition, very small dent to the upper right corner, red pigment on the front of the mat

Father Hiding From the Nazi Democrats, 1938, signed and titled on the mat; very good condition

Bar-Mitzvah Boy, signed and titled on the mat; very good condition

The Last Hanukkah, Kazimierz, Cracow 1938, signed and titled on the mat and photograph; very good condition, light creases I the very far bottom left corner

The Great Talmudist, Kazimierz, 1938, signed and titled on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, very small hard crease in the upper left corner with small dent

The Only Flowers of Her Youth, Warsaw, 1939, signed and titled on the mat; very good condition, very small creasing in the upper left corner

Students of The Talmud Trunava, 1937, signed on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, very small hard crease in the upper left corner with small dent

Cracow 1937 Kazimierz, signed on the mat and on the photograph; very good condition, some minor smudging in the mat, hinged to mat

Vilna Musarnic, 1938, signed on the mat and on the photograph; good condition, light handling crease in the lower right corner, very small spot of paper loss in the bottom left edge

Prints come in a red cloth covered portfolio with the title 'Life That Disappeared' some photos are from the above mentioned series, some are from series titled 'A World Vanished', some from neither series
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