Fine Prints and Photography Auction

March 11, 2014

LOT 107
Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)

107

Richard Harrington (1911-2005), German/Canadian

PADLEI, NWT, 1950 (“ONE MAN HAD FASHIONED A VIOLIN FROM A BACON TIN AND SINEWS, AND WAS PLAYING IT FOR HIS FAMILY” )

Gelatin silver print; signed, titled and dated 1950 in ink to margin. Printed circa 1985.
Image 11.75" x 17.5" — 29.8 x 44.5 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

See Richard Harrington’s “The Inuit Life As It Was”, p. 120, illustrated p. 24 for the descriptive quote to this scene

Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Signed