The Pencil Of Nature
Artwork: The Pencil Of Nature
Size: various sizes to 15.9 x 21.6 cm
Edition Size: n/a
Medium: The complete set of six fascicles illustrated with 24 salt prints, 21 prints on mounts with hand-ruled borders, 20 numbered in an unidentified hand in pencil or ink on the mount, 3 loose; plate 1 a variant, circa 1846, and plate 2 a substitute. 4to, grey linen-backed boards
Creation year: 1846
Category: Photography
Artwork details : London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1844-46

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-04-10
Lot Number: 214
Low Estimate: $150000 [+46%]
High Estimate: $250000 [-12%]
Hammer Price: $220000
Sold For: $275000
Notes: Ink title on spine, inscribed 'Herbert Lambert from M. T. Talbot, August 1921' and 'N. D. Larkin. 1959.' in ink on the title, five-line 'Notice to the Reader' inserted behind the front end paper, a modern print of Window at Lacock Abbey tipped to the front free end paper. Bound without printed wrappers.