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Paul J. Woolf (American, 1899–1985)
LOT ID: 73163
McGraw Hill Building at Dusk, ie. circa 1936

Silver Print, gelatin silver print
7 х 9.38 in. (17.78 x 23.83 cm.)
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1936
Lot description
Paul J. Woolf, McGraw Hill Building at Dusk, c. 1936. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size is 7 x 9.38 inches (17.8 x 23.8 cm); paper size is 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm).

"New York's skyline is, for better or worse, the very definition of change. But Woolf had the vision to record what was fresh and new in his time. " - Grace Glueck, The New York Times

British photographer Paul Woolf is known for his crisp, streamlined photographs depicting the dramatic architecture of cities. Woolf photographed New York in the 1930s, a period of great architectural and urban expansion. Woolf documented important structures such as the George Washington Bridge, the Hayden Planetarium and the McGraw Hill Building. Woolf's work, filled with striking and dramatic architectural contrasts, stands today as record of a unique moment in history. []
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McGraw Hill Building at Dusk by Paul J. Woolf
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