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    Arthur Rothstein (American, 1915-1985)
    Portfolio of Nine F.S.A. Photographs with images by Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn, and Arthur Rothstein, 1935-39
    Gelatin silver, each printed circa 1976 under the supervision of Arthur Rothstein for The Photographic Historical Society of New York
    sizes range from about 6-1/2 x 9 inches (16.5 x 22.8 cm) to 12 x 8-1/2 inches (30.5 x 21.6 cm) to
    Eight stamped with the FSA number, title, date, and 'Printed by Berkey K & L Custom Svces. Inc., Under the supervision of Arthur Rothstein' on verso.

    Includes the following:
    Ben Shahn, Pastor greeting his parishioners, Linworth, Ohio, 1935; Ben Shahn, Sheriff's Deputy, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1935; Arthur Rothstein, Bad Lands, South Dakota, 1936; Arthur Rothstein, Farmer and Wife, Colorado, 1939; Arthur Rothstein, Sharecropper's Wife and Child, Arkansas, 1935; Walker Evans, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1935; Walker Evans, Bud Fields Family, Alabama, 1936; Dorothea Lange, Hoe Culture, Alabama, 1936; Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936.


    Condition Report*: Four of the prints are framed under glass to 18.6 x 14.6 inches; five of the prints are unmounted and unframed; two of the framed prints appear to have some light-brownish discoloration or staining visible throughout one print and in the lower half of the other; there appear to be some light pinkish spots in the margins of the unframed prints, notably in the margins; overall, these prints appear to be in good condition.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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