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Photographs / Ruth Orkin (1921-1985); American Girl in Florence, Italy, contact sheet;

Lot 20
Ruth Orkin
(1921-1985)
American Girl in Florence, Italy, contact sheet
23 August 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

US$1,000 - US$2,000

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Ruth Orkin (1921-1985)

American Girl in Florence, Italy, contact sheet, 1951
Gelatin silver print contact sheet, printed later, facsimile signature blindstamp in the margin; signed, titled, dated by Mary Engel, Estate Executor, in pencil and Estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the verso.
sheet 20 x 24in (50.8 x 61cm)

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Literature
Ruth Orkin: A Photo Journal, Viking Press, for a selection of images
Ruth Orkin: American Girl in Italy – The Making of a Classic, Howard Greenberg Gallery/ Ruth Orkin Photo Archive, 2005 (exhibition catalogue) pl. 5 and throughout for a selection of images
Cornic, Morris Engel - Ruth Orkin, Outside, From Street Photographer to Filmmaking, Carlotta, 2014, pp. 105-109
Engel & Gresh, Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit, Hatje Cantz, front cover, back cover and pp. 134-155 for a selection of other images from the trip

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