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November 14 — 19, 2020
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LOT 6

Lot 6

Don Whitman (1917-1998)

Don Whitman (1917-1998)
Lot 6 Details
Don Whitman (1917-1998), American

TWO WESTERN PHOTOGRAPHY GUILD MALE NUDE BEEFCAKES: JIM (DEMETRIOS) DARDANIS (POISED IN THE GRASS); SHERMAN ALSOP IN A COLORADO ROCKY LANDSCAPE

Two gelatin silver prints; each with blue studio stamps “Don Whitman’s / Western Photography Guild/ Denver, Co”, each titled with the model's name and each numbered 14-6 and 40-1 respectively in black ink verso
Sheets 14 ins x 11 ins; 35.6 cms x 27.9 cms

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $510
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Don Whitman (1917-1998)
  • Don Whitman (1917-1998)
  • Don Whitman (1917-1998)
  • Don Whitman (1917-1998)
  • Don Whitman (1917-1998)
  • Don Whitman (1917-1998)
Note:

The Western Photography Guild was established in 1947 by photographer Don Whitman.

Whitman's photography was notable for its use of Colorado's mountain landscape as a backdrop to his muscular studies.

CONDITION DETAILS

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