(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
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.
(Rockefeller.) G. M. Edmondson
John D. Rockefeller. Cleveland: Edmondson, 1911
Signed by John D. Rockefeller, the greatest titan of American business and industry. He sat for this portrait in 1911 when he seventy-two. George Mountain Edmondson was Cleveland’s leading portrait photographer of that time.
(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.
(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.
(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
(KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Clark, Edward
Senator John Kennedy with his baby daughter Caroline. Georgetown, 1958
Signed and inscribed by Edward Clark. Clark was one of the leading American magazine photographers of the twentieth century.
Washington Irving. Mr. Bryant’s address on his life and genius. Addresses by Everett, Bancroft, Longfellow, Felton, Aspinwall, King, Francis, Greene. Mr. Allibone’s sketch of his life and works. With eight photographs. New York: Putnam, 1860
First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the published to S. Austin Allibone, who contributed the sketch of Irving’s life and works. Allibone ewas a leading American editor, author, and bibliographer who is best known for his Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors. Other contributors include Longfellow, Bryant, Everett, and Bancroft.
(WASHINGTON ,GEORGE AND MARTHA.)
Portrait Miniature of George and Martha Washington. American, 19th century