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    PIRKLE JONES (American, b. 1914)
    Portfolio Two (Twelve Photographs), 1947-58
    Gelatin silver, printed 1968
    9-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches (24.1 x 33.7 cm) (approx. each)
    Each signed and editioned '17' in ink with artist's stamp on mount verso.

    The portfolio from an edition of 110 is presented in a gilt-lettered linen clamshell folio, designed and crafted by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Included is a foreword by Ansel Adams, the plate list, and a dedication editioned '17' in ink. This lot is also accompanied with four envelopes with Portfolio Two announcements and subscription mailers.

    This portfolio includes:
    Break Wave, Golden Gate, San Francisco, 1952; Log and Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, 1952; View of San Francisco in the Rain, 1952; Woman with Umbrella, San Francisco, 1955; Sunset District and Pacific Ocean, San Francisco, 1951; Figures in the Rain, San Francisco, 1955; Worker, Saratoga, California, 1958; Grape Picker, Berryessa Valley, California, 1956; Oak Tree and Rock, Black Hawk Ranch, California, 1954; Cowboy, Arizona, 1957; Landscape, Jackson, California, 1948; Garden Detail, San Francisco, 1947


    Condition Report*: All are dry mounted to an overall size of 14 x 18 inches.  Aside from light toning along the edges of some photographs, and a tiny abrasion to one, all of the works remain in overall good condition with no issues to note.
    *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
    May, 2015
    3rd Sunday
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