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Portfolio Four: What Majestic Word In Memory Of Russell Varian (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963)

Ansel Adams-Portfolio Four: What Majestic Word In Memory Of Russell Varian (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963)-1963

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Sell Through Rate: 75%

Artwork:
Portfolio Four: What Majestic Word In Memory Of Russell Varian (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963)
Size:
sizes vary from 18.2 x 19.6; mount 28 x 35.5 cm
Edition Size :
260
Medium :
A portfolio of 15 photographs, together with duplicate letterpress title/colophon/plate list and introductions by Adams and by Dorothy Varian. Folio, gilt-lettered gray linen portfolio with flaps and ties
Creation Year:
1963
Category :
Photography
Artwork Details :
Created 1943-63

Christie’s New York

Date:
2017-10-10
Lot Number :
107
Low Estimate :
$50,000[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$70,000[-14%]*
Hammer Price :
$60,000
Sold For :
$75,000*
Notes :
Each signed in ink (mount, recto); each credited, titled and numbered '234' in red ink on affixed Portfolio label (mount, verso); printed paper wrappers; plate list, text inserts, numbered '234' in red ink (colophon); number 234 from an edition of 260; contained in folio folding case with cloth ties

Phillips New York

Date:
2017-10-03
Event :
Lot Number :
306
Low Estimate :
$50,000
High Estimate :
$70,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
Each signed in ink on the mount; numbered 108 in ink on the Portfolio label affixed to the reverse of each mount. Numbered 108 in ink on two colophons. Letterpress paper folios. Enclosed within a gray linen clamshell portfolio case with gilt letters and title. Number 108 from an edition of 260

Bonhams New York

Date:
2017-10-02
Lot Number :
17
Low Estimate :
$50,000[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$70,000[-36%]*
Hammer Price :
$45,000
Sold For :
$56,250*
Notes :
Each signed in ink on the mount; each numbered '80' in red ink on the Portfolio IV label affixed on the mount verso; each contained in a paper wrapper with printed plate number and quotes from Russell and John Varian; text inserts, numbered '80' in red ink on the colophon; contained in a four-fold linen folio case with green cloth ties and letterpress title; also accompanied by the original cardboard mailing box

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2016-10-07
Event :
Lot Number :
18
Low Estimate :
$50,000[0%]*
High Estimate :
$70,000[-29%]*
Hammer Price :
$50,000
Sold For :
$62,500*
Notes :
Each mounted, signed in ink on the mount, the printed portfolio label, numbered '95' in red ink, on the reverse, in individual letterpress wrappers, printed in 1963; duplicate letterpress title/colophon/plate list and introductions by Adams and by Dorothy Varian, each with the edition number '95' in red ink