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EDWARD STEICHEN (1879–1973)
The May Pole (The Empire State Building), 1932
numbered '1345-21' (in the negative); numbered '1345' and dated '1933' (mount, recto); stamped photographer's and Condé Nast copyright credits, titled, numbered '1345' and dated '1933', dated again '1932', annotated 'V.F. July 1933' and 'Perm Col.' and numbered '8' (mount, verso)
gelatin silver contact print mounted on board
image/sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20.4 cm.)
mount: 17 1/2 x 14 in. (44.3 x 35.5 cm.)
Provenance
Weston Gallery, Carmel
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
E. Steichen, A Life in Photography, New York, 1963, pl. 213 (illustrated).
J. Szarkowski, Photography Until Now, New York, 1989, p. 192 (illustrated).
J. Steichen, Steichen's Legacy: Photographs, 1895-1973, New York, 2000, pl. 198 (illustrated).
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