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January Day 2: Postwar & Contemporary Art

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 485

2 Lynn Geesaman Lion Photographs

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Lynn Geesaman (American, 1938-2020). Group of two photographs depicting lions. Silver gelatin print. One depicting a taxidermy lion at an exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum, 1986. Signed, dated, and inscribed along the verso. The other depicting a pair of lions, a male and female, behind a pane of glass.
(Each) Photograph; height: 19 in x width: 18 3/4 in. Mat; height: 26 in x width: 26 in.

Condition

The photographs are in good condition with no visible tears or losses, or major creases. The emulsion appears smooth with no breaks. The sheets are slightly toned. Both do not show a visible sign of restoration under UV light.
The photograph that depicts a pair of lions has a minute loss to the upper right quadrant; there is an undulation along the lower and the left margins. Very light foxing. Along the verso, the paper is slightly toned and has a minute red accretion to the lower center; to the lower left corner and to the center, there is a red accretion. To the upper right quadrant, there are pencil inscriptions.
The photograph depicting a taxidermy lion has a minute black accretion to upper left quadrant, possibly original to the developing process. The sheet has undulation along the upper and lower margins. To the lower left quadrant, there is a minute blue accretion that does not affect the image. Along the verso, there are pencil inscriptions. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.

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