Ten prints from the portfolio, Fifteen Photographs by Manuel Álvarez Bravo, 1929–1967
ten gelatin silver prints, each mounted on card
each signed and numbered '9/75' in pencil (mount, recto); each titled, numbered and annotated 'Gift of June Sidman, 1981' in pencil (mount, verso)
each image/sheet: approximately 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19 x 24.1 cm.) or inverse
each mount: 14 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (37.5 x 50.1 cm.) or inverse
These works are each number nine from the edition of seventy-five from the portfolio Fifteen Photographs by Manuel Álvarez Bravo (New York: Double Elephant Press, Ltd. 1974).
Gifted by June Sidman, 1981.
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1. Parabola Optica, 1931
2. El Sistema Nervioso del Gran Simpatico, 1929
[No. 3 not included]
4. El Eclipse, 1933
[Nos. 5 & 6 not included]
7. Sed Pública, 1934
8. La Quema, 1957
9. La de las Bellas Artes, 1933
10. Trampa Puesta, 1934
11. Los Agachados, 1934
12. Barda de Panteon, 1967
[No. 13 not included]
14. Tumba Reciente, 1933
[No. 15 not included]

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