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    James Van Der Zee (American, 1886-1983)
    James Van Der Zee: Eighteen Photographs, 1905-38
    Portfolio of eighteen gelatin silver prints, printed in 1974 by Richard Benson
    sizes vary from 6-1/2 x 3-7/8 inches (16.5 x 9.8 cm) to 7-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches (19.6 x 24.1 cm)
    Each is signed, editioned '71/75,' and numbered sequentially 'I-VXIII' in pencil mount recto
    Published by Graphics International Ltd., Washington, D.C.

    Includes the following:
    Mrs. Turner, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1905; Whittier Preparatory School, Phoebus, Virginia, 1907; The Van DerZee Men, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1908; Kate and Rachel Van Der Zee, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1909; Miss Suzie Porter, Harlem, 1915; Nude, Harlem, 1923; Marcus Garvey and Garvey Militia, Harlem, 1924; Garveyite Family, Harlem, 1924; Dancer, Harlem, 1925; Portrait of an Actor, Harlem, 1929; Swimming Team, Harlem, 1925; Wedding Day, Harlem, 1926; Black Jews, Harlem, 1926; Atlantic City, 1930; Portrait of Two Brothers and Their Sister, Harlem, 1931; Couple, Harlem, 1932; The Heiress, Harlem, 1938; Daddy Grace, Harlem, 1938.

    Condition Report*: Each print is dry mounted to 15 x 12-1/2 inches; there appear to be some scattered spots of retouching, and some minor indents and surface scuffs; overall, these prints appear to be in 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.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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