International Art Auction

December 13, 2011

LOT 42
Elsie Wright (1901-1988) in collaboration with Frances Griffiths (1907-1986)
  • Elsie Wright (1901-1988) in collaboration with Frances Griffiths (1907-1986)

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Elsie Wright (1901-1988) in collaboration with Frances Griffiths (1907-1986), British

ALICE AND THE FAIRIES (FROM COTTINGLEY FAIRIES)

Sepia photograph; titled to the mount with the initial A (the first photograph of the series of 5 photographs) with Copyright: “photograph taken July, 1917” by Wright.
Sheet 7.9" x 6" — 20.1 x 15.2 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $2,640
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

The photograph depicts Frances Griffiths with the Fairies taken in 1917 by Elsie Wright

Provenance:

Private Collection, Wyevale received from the present owner’s mother Florence Rose Eager, Wales; who received from her mother in Keighley, Yorkshire, close to Cottingley, where the young photographers resided

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Nationality: British
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