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LOT 310

1925 - 2007

Two Photographs - Meadow, Last Sun and Prairie, Lincoln County, Minnesota
silver gelatin print

a ) Meadow, Last Sun
John Szarkowski
1925 - 2007

silver gelatin print
on verso, signed, titled and dated 1997
10 1/2 x 13 1/4 in, 26.7 x 33.7 cm

b ) Prairie, Lincoln County, Minnesota
John Szarkowski
1925 - 2007

silver gelatin print
on verso signed, titled, editioned 1/5, dated 1956-57 and inscribed "printed 1996"
9 1/4 x 11 1/2 in, 23.5 x 29.2 cm

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000 CAD

Preview at:

Swann Galleries, The Knowing Eye: Photographs and Photobooks, April 19, 2018, Lot 217
Private Collection, Vancouver

John Szarkowski, Sandra S. Phillips, John Szarkowski: Photographs, 2006

Museum of Modern Art, New York City, Photographs from the Museum Collection, November 26, 1958 – January 18, 1959, same image
Museum of Modern Art, New York City, John Szarkowski: Photographs, February 1 – May 15, 2006, same image

One of the most influential figures in 20th Century photography, John Szarkowski was the director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art from 1962 to 1991. In 1973 he published Looking at Photographs which became a seminal text for students of photography.

The Museum of Modern Art has an edition of Prairie, Lincoln County, Minnesota in their collection.

Please note: both works are matted but unframed.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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