Shades of Grey: Prints & Photography Online Auction

November 03, 2016

LOT 21

Lot 21

Tim Du Vernet (20th century)

Tim Du Vernet  (20th century)
Lot 21 Details
Tim Du Vernet (20th century), Canadian


Gelatin silver print mounted
Sheet/Overall 19.8" x 15.7" — 50.4 x 39.9 cm.; 20" x 15.25" — 50.8 x 38.7 cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Tim Du Vernet  (20th century)
  • Tim Du Vernet  (20th century)
  • Tim Du Vernet  (20th century)

According to the artist, he made only one photograph of this subject in this size. Du Vernet also made only one of a smaller size measuring 14” x 11”.

This portrait of Fairley was photographed for Sylvia Du Vernet’s book, “Georgian Bay Beckons”.


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LOT 21

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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