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    John Gutmann (German, 1905-1998)
    Aerialists, San Francisco and Out of the Pool, San Francisco (two photographs), 1938; 1934
    Gelatin silver, printed later
    8-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches (21.5 x 19 cm) (Aerialists)
    12-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches (31.7 x 26 cm) (Out of the Pool)
    One signed, titled, and dated in pencil on verso.
    Aerialists was printed in 1977.

    LITERATURE:
    Max Kozloff, The Restless Decade: John Gutmann's Photographs of the Thirties, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1984, illustrated (Aerialists);
    Max Kozloff, The Restless Decade: John Gutmann's Photographs of the Thirties, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1984, p. 141, illustrated (Out of the Pool);
    Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Gutmann, exhibition catalog, 1985, fig. 7, illustrated.



    Condition Report*: Each is unmounted and not framed. Paper sizes:14 x 11 inches and 10 x 8 inches; Out of the Pool has some very light surface scuffing visible under raking light, as well as a soft crease to the lower left corner; otherwise, each print appears to be in overall very 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. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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