Lot Details

Jerry Uelsmann, Apocalypse II, 1967. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size is 10 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches (27 x 34.6 cm); mount size is 16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Signed, titled, dated and initialed. Printed no later than 1971.

Jerry Uelsmann is a master technician, using the darkroom extensively and working from multiple negatives to create each work. A pioneer of this type of photography, Uelsmann developed his own methods for integrating images, using multiple enlargers and utilizing the darkroom to its fullest extent, well before the invent of photoshop and digital technology. Creating a dreamlike world solely through meshing of various views of reality, Uelsmann is regarded as a mater and an innovator. Uelsmann holds a B.F.A. degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and M.S. and M.F.A. degrees from Indiana University.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Indentations / Ding
Area: Other area
Location: Upper left, Lower left
Notes: Two small raised points original to the mounting process (one just above center of left edge, the other just below center). Otherwise condition is very good.
Degree: Minor

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 10.63 x 13.63 in. (27 x 34.62 cm.)

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