Harry Callahan

American, 1912–1999

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A highly influential artist and teacher, Harry Callahan produced photographs that combined elegant precision, sensuality, and restless experimentalism. He used the camera as a tool of personal expression, once proclaiming, “photography is an …

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Chicago, c. 1947-1953
Sold on May 26, 2021
€8,125
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gelatin silver print, mounted on board
22.86 x 19.37 cm
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€8,125
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May 26, 2021
Christie's
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Harry Callahan (1912-1999) tirage argentique, monté sur support cartonné signé au crayon (montage, recto) image/feuille : 19,3 x 24,3 cm. montage : 38 x 37 cm. gelatin silver print, mounted on board signed in pencil (mount, recto) image/sheet: 7 5/8 x 9 ½ in. mount: 15 x 14 ½ in.
Chicago, c. 1947-1953
gelatin silver print, mounted on board
May 26, 2021
Christie's
€8,125
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22.86 x 19.37 cm
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May 26, 2021
Christie's
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€8,125
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Harry Callahan (1912-1999) tirage argentique, monté sur support cartonné signé au crayon (montage, recto) image/feuille : 19,3 x 24,3 cm. montage : 38 x 37 cm. gelatin silver print, mounted on board signed in pencil (mount, recto) image/sheet: 7 5/8 x 9 ½ in. mount: 15 x 14 ½ in.
'Barbara and Eleanor, Chicago', 1953, 1964
Sold on Apr 12, 2021
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gelatin silver print
24.4 x 19.4 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Prominent Corporation gelatin silver print, flush-mounted to illustration board, signed, titled, and dated in ink and an El Mochuelo Gallery label, with typed credit, title, date, 'No. 5' and 'page 9,' on the reverse, framed, 1953, printed no later than 1964 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.) frame: 18 ½ by 19 ¼ in. (47 by 48.9 cm.)
'Barbara and Eleanor, Chicago', 1953, 1964
gelatin silver print
Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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24.4 x 19.4 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Prominent Corporation gelatin silver print, flush-mounted to illustration board, signed, titled, and dated in ink and an El Mochuelo Gallery label, with typed credit, title, date, 'No. 5' and 'page 9,' on the reverse, framed, 1953, printed no later than 1964 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.) frame: 18 ½ by 19 ¼ in. (47 by 48.9 cm.)
Chicago Facade, 1949
Sold on Apr 9, 2021
$3,187
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Gelatin silver print
25.4 x 20.3 cm
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$3,187
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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c. 1949 Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed in stylus in the margin; signed in pencil on the verso. 6 1/2 x 8 3/8in (16.5 c 21.3cm) sheet 8 x 10in (20.3 x 25.4cm)
Chicago Facade, 1949
Gelatin silver print
Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
$3,187
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25.4 x 20.3 cm
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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$3,187
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c. 1949 Gelatin silver print, printed later, signed in stylus in the margin; signed in pencil on the verso. 6 1/2 x 8 3/8in (16.5 c 21.3cm) sheet 8 x 10in (20.3 x 25.4cm)
Eleanor and Barbara, 1953
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Dye-transfer print
33.5 x 21.8 cm
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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1953 Dye-transfer print, printed later, signed in stylus in the margin. 8 5/8 x 13 1/4in (21.8 x 33.5cm) sheet 11 x 14 (28 x 35.5cm)
Eleanor and Barbara, 1953
Dye-transfer print
Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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33.5 x 21.8 cm
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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1953 Dye-transfer print, printed later, signed in stylus in the margin. 8 5/8 x 13 1/4in (21.8 x 33.5cm) sheet 11 x 14 (28 x 35.5cm)
Eleanor, Chicago, 1948
Sold on Apr 8, 2021
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Gelatin silver print
23.2 x 17.5 cm
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Apr 8, 2021
Phillips
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Eleanor, Chicago, 1948
Gelatin silver print
Apr 8, 2021
Phillips
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23.2 x 17.5 cm
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Apr 8, 2021
Phillips
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Selected Images of Women Shopping, 1955
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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2 chromogenic prints, framed
20.3 x 13.3 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Prominent Corporation 2 chromogenic prints, each signed in pencil in the margin, framed, 1955, printed later (2) images: each 5 ¼ by 8 in. (13.3 by 20.3 cm.) frames: each 16 ⅞ by 20 ⅞ in. (42.9 by 53 cm.)
Selected Images of Women Shopping, 1955
2 chromogenic prints, framed
Mar 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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20.3 x 13.3 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Prominent Corporation 2 chromogenic prints, each signed in pencil in the margin, framed, 1955, printed later (2) images: each 5 ¼ by 8 in. (13.3 by 20.3 cm.) frames: each 16 ⅞ by 20 ⅞ in. (42.9 by 53 cm.)
Aix-en-Provence, France, 1912
Sold on Nov 27, 2020
$6,930
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gelatin silver print
41.9 x 33.0 cm
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$6,930
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Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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gelatin silver print, signed in pencil in the margin, 1957, probably printed in 1970s image: 13 by 16 1/2 in. (33 by 41.9 cm.)
Aix-en-Provence, France, 1912
gelatin silver print
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
$6,930
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41.9 x 33.0 cm
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Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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$6,930
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gelatin silver print, signed in pencil in the margin, 1957, probably printed in 1970s image: 13 by 16 1/2 in. (33 by 41.9 cm.)
Bob Fine, 1952
Sold on Oct 14, 2020
$6,250
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Gelatin silver print
19.7 x 24.4 cm
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$6,250
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Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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Bob Fine, 1952
Gelatin silver print
Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
$6,250
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19.7 x 24.4 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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$6,250
Aix-en-Provence, France, 1958, 1963
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Gelatin silver print
27.0 x 34.3 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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Aix-en-Provence, France, 1958, 1963
Gelatin silver print
Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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27.0 x 34.3 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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Selected Images of Eleanor and Barbara, 1950
Sold on Oct 14, 2020
$6,250
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2 gelatin silver prints
24.8 x 20.3 cm
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$6,250
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Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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Selected Images of Eleanor and Barbara, 1950
2 gelatin silver prints
Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
$6,250
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24.8 x 20.3 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Phillips
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$6,250