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  • (Burroughs, John)

    splendid large portrait of John Burroughs. Photographic Portrait by Pach Brothers., 1890s

    John Burroughs (1837-1921) was, after Henry David Thoreau, the greatest American nature essayist. He played an important role in the development of he American conservation movement. Burroughs is also remembered for his close friendship with Walt Whitman, whom he resembled in old age.

    $3,800

  • (RICHARDSON ,BENJAMIN.) Oscar Mason, photographer

    Fabulous Albumen Photograph depicting Richardson and his great-grandson as they appeared in the Statue of Liberty Parade in New York. New York: Benjamin Richardson, c. 1886

    Benjamin Richardson, the great collector of patriotic Americana, owned and rode in George Washington’s carriage in the Statue of Liberty dedication paradise in New York in 1886.

    $3,500

  • (Kahlo, Frida and Rivera, Diego.) Sternberger, Marcel

    Portrait of Artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Mexico City, 1952, printed 2017

    $3,500

  • (Nehru, Jawaharlal.) Sternberger, Marcel

    Portrait of Indian Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. New York, 1949, printed 2017.

    $2500 unframed; framed: $3,000

  • (Freud, Sigmund.) Sternberger, Marcel

    Portrait of Sigmund Freud. London, 1938, printed 2017

    Freud, in his final year, is shown seated at his desk in Mansfield Gardens, with his famous devotional statues.

    $2500 unframed; framed: $3,000

  • (Einstein, Albert and Ilse Sternberger.) Sternberger, Marcel

    Portrait of Albert Einstein and Ilse Sternberger. Princeton, New Jersey, 1950, printed 2017

    This photograph shows a reunion of friends. The Sternbergers and Einstein had known one another in Europe and met again in Princeton. Ilse was Sternberger’s wife, collaborator, and perennial foil. She was a constant source of warmth during sometimes-contentious sittings. She also helped document their life, publishing several articles on Sternberger’s work and their sessions with famous sitters after his death.

    $2500 unframed; framed: $3,000

  • SHERMAN, JOHN

    Photograph signed. Photographer unidentified, c. 1870s

    Sherman is most famous for the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, the first major federal action to curb the power of the great monopolies.

    $2,800

  • (MONROE, MARILYN). Clark, Ed

    Portrait of Marilyn Monroe.. Ed Clark, 1950

    Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe at the beginning of her career. Signed by the photographer in silver ink.

    $2,800

  • (HIP HOP.) Barboza, Anthony

    Grandmaster Flash. 1984. New York, 1984

    This portrait captures Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five at the height of their fame. The pioneering group broke through to mainstream success with the 1982 single “The Message,” which made the top 100 pop charts. “’The Message’ was [the first record] to prove that rap could become the inner city’s voice, as well as its choice” (Rolling Stone). In 2007 Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five became the first hip hop group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

    In 2012 Rolling Stone declared “The Message” (with the refrain “Don’t push me, ’cause I’m close to the edge, I’m tryin’ not to lose my head …”) the number one hip hop song of all time.

    $2,800

  • (MADONNA.) Eric Kroll

    Madonna backstage at the Danceteria. New York: Eric Kroll, 1982

    Signed and numbered 3/10 and with Kroll’s inkstamp dated 1982.

    This photograph shows Madonna backstage at the legendary Danceteria in New York in 1982, at the dawn of her career

    $2,500