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Edward Steichen (American, 1879–1973)
LOT ID: 91516
A Selection of Four Photographs from "Twenty-Five Photographs", ie. circa 1920

Silver Print, Gelatin Silver Print
7.5 х 9.5 in. (19.05 x 24.13 cm.)
Signed, on label by Joanna T. Steichen and George Tice.
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1981
Edition 83/100
Lot description
"Elizabeth Meyer, 1921". Printed on Ilford Ilfobrom by George Tice. (7.5 x 9.5 inches, 19.1 x 24.1 cm)

"Laughing Boxes: West 86th Street, New York, 1922". Printed on Ilford Galerie by George Tice. (7.5 x 9.5 inches, 19.1 x 24.1 cm)

"Wheelbarrow with Flower Pots, France, 1920" printed on Agfa Portriga Rapid by George Tice. (9.5 x 7.5 inches, 24.1 x 19.1 cm)

"Improvisation - "George Washington" New York, 1925". Printed on Ilford Galerie by George Tice. (7.38 x 9.25 inches, 18.7 x 23.5 cm). This print represent a familiar Steichen technique of printing from several superimposed negatives.


This portfolio presents a selection of later prints made in 1981-1982 printed by George Tice from original Edward Steichen negatives made over a thirty-three year span, 1903-1936. "Twenty-Five Photographs" is a mixture of familiar and unfamiliar images of people, flowers, fruit, buildings, staged scenes and intensely studied objects.
The portfolio consists of prints of twenty-five images selected by Joanna T. Steichen, George Tice and William Katz from the original negatives in the Steichen Estate together with an essay by Mrs. Steichen. Each photograph, printed and processed to archival standards by George Tice with the assistance of William Abranowicx is dry-mounted on 16" x 20" (40.6 x 50.8 cm) museum board and bears a descriptive label signed by Joanna T. Steichen and George Tice.

All prints are in mint condition.
A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
  • A Selection of Four Photographs from Twenty-Five Photographs by Edward Steichen
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