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Imogen Cunningham
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Original silver gelatin print signed on front of mount by the artist. Artist's label and stamp on back. Printed circa 1948. Currently matted archivally to 16 x 20 inches which will be included in the sale. Book Reference: Imogen Cunningham 1883–1976, 2001 where it was printed vertically. Artist Biography: American (1883 – 1976) Imogen Cunningham occupies a singular position in the history of American art of the twentieth century. For over half the history of photography, she explored, with innovation and a new perspective, all the major traditions associated with the medium as fine art. She has been most widely acclaimed for the photographs made during the 1920s and 1930s, particularly close-up images of plants and nudes. She also made portraits which are now considered classics in photography, including images of Alfred Stieglitz, Spencer Tracy, and Martha Graham. She was a founding member of the West Coast-based Group f.64, which championed an un-manipulated, direct approach with the camera, or “straight” photography. Her photographs are represented in major collections and museums around the world.


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    Good. Good condition: Mounting creases upper left and upper right quadrants. Raised bumps upper left quadrant. 2 tiny chips top edge. Slight scuffs upper right quadrant. Edge chipping on the top. Small scratch upper left quadrant. Indentations lower left..
  • Dimensions

    H 7.25 in. x W 9.25 in.

    H 18.42 cm x W 23.5 cm

  • Gallery location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
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