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This portfolio is comprised of 10 photogravures with an accompanying text, which bares the stamp of the Paul Strand Archive:

Still Life, Pear and Bowls, Twin Lakes, Connecticut, 1916 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 10 x 11 1/4 inches

Hudson River Pier, New York, 1914 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches

City Hall Park, New York, 1915
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 13 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches

Fifth Avenue, New York, 1915 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 12 1/4 x 8 inches

Yawning Woman, New York, 1916 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches

Man, Five Points Square, New York, 1916
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 9 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

From the Viaduct, 125th Street, New York, 1915 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 10 x 12 7/8 inches

Railroad Sidings, New York, 1914 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches

From the El, New York, 1917 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 12 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches

Abstraction, Porch Shadows, Twin Lakes, Connecticut, 1916 
Paper Size: 20 x 16 inches
Image Size: 13 x 9 1/8 inches

For this portfolio, Aperture has drawn from the Paul Strand Archive some of the most notable images from the photographer's exemplary career. This selection of hand-pulled, dust-grain photogravures of some of the most influential photographs of the twentieth century were made from the original glass plates in 1973. These works were the subject of a major exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in February 1998. Several of the original prints have sold for between $150,000 and $250,000. Printed by master photogravure printer Jon Goodman, and bearing the authorized seal of the Paul Strand Archive, the portfolio is accompanied by a signed text by noted photography critic Ben Lifson and Michael E. Hoffman, former Executive Director of Aperture, and sold in a cloth-covered clamshell case. 
 

 Paul Strand (born in New York, 1890; died in Orgeval, France, 1976) was one of the great photographers of the twentieth century. As a youth, he studied under Lewis Hine at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, going on to draw acclaim from such illustrious sources as Alfred Stieglitz and David Alfaro Siqueiros. After World War II, Strand traveled around the world—from New England to Ghana, France to the Outer Hebrides—to photograph, and in the process created a dynamic and significant body of work.

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