Manuel Álvarez Bravo (Mexican, 1902-2002)
Fifteen Photographs, 1929-72 (printed 1974); Fifteen gelatin silver prints on Strathmore with foreword by Andre Breton (in original clamshell case); Each signed and numbered 21/75; 19 3/4" x 14 3/4" (sheet, each); Printer: The Double Elephant Press Ltd., New York; Editor: Lee Freidlander; Provenance: Private Collection, New York
Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
Scuffs and handling to the outside of the portfolio box. Slight rippling to silver paper lining inside of box. Minor staining on verso of intro page (recto of page is clean). Photographs are all drymounted on board. Images are in very good condition. Image of boy sunbathing has a handling dent upper left quadrant and small crimp lower right. Image of figure with newspaper and fruit has crimp upper left edge. Sculpture with burlap has handling dent left side.