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    NED SCOTT (American, 1907-1964)
    Redes Commemorative Portfolio
    32 Silver gelatin, platinum, and hand coated silver prints, 1981
    20 x 15 x 2-1/2 inches (50.8 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm)

    From the estate of Gunter von Fritsch.

    Fifty Year Commemorative Portfolio of Paul Strand's 1931 film Redes by Ned Scott. Contains two folios in original wood veneer slipcase of 20 platinum prints by Paul Strand and 12 silver prints by Ned Scott, printed by Ned Scott with a commemorative text folio by several contributors, including Manuel Alvarez Bravo. All in Spanish, signed and inscribed to Gunter von Fritsch, the film editor. Also included are 43 vintage 5 x 7 Ned Scott film stills taken on location; 19 4 x 3 vintage 'snaps' of the film set; 35 35mm contact proof strips; and one film transparency of a young boy holding a set clapper. Offered for the first time at auction.

    This lot is accompanied by 44 pages of provenance and research documentation about Gunter von Fritsch's contribution to the film.

    The "20 platinum prints by Paul Strand" were most likely made by Ned Scott and not Paul Strand. Further, the prints were not printed by Ned Scott, as stated above.

    Condition Report*: One 5 x 7 has a small chemical spot, otherwise excellent 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
    December, 2008
    12th Friday
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