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Lot Details

Portfolio entitled "Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints" with 12 photogravures, approximately 13 x 9 inches (33 x 22.9 cm); sheet size is 19.5 x 14 inches (49.5 x 35.6 cm), with a caption printed on recto.

Elephant folio, black-stamped red folding jacket with the captions on the back inside flap; contents loose as issued. 1930-1932; printed 1934 by The Argus Press, New York.

Plates:
Soviet Serenade
A Priest
Borscht
For the Iron Mine Foundations: Magnet Mountain
The Steppe: Ukraine
Steel Worker: Magnitogorsk
Semionova: Premiere Balerina, Great Theatre, Moscow
At the Circus
Village School, Kolomna: Volga Region
Ekaterina Dzhugashvili: Mother of Joseph Stalin
At the Lathe: 'Hammer and Sickle' Factory: Moscow
Krelim: Moscow

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Creases
Area: Margin
Location: Other location
Notes: There is a handling crease of about 1" in the margin of each sheet, which does not affect the image. Otherwise condition is excellent.
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: Vermont, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 13 x 9 in. (33.02 x 22.86 cm.)
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