Property from the Estate of Professor Raymond Lifchez

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Clars is pleased to offer the Art & Photography Collection from the Estate of Professor Raymond Lifchez (Berkeley, California).


Lifchez was Professor Emeritus of Architecture and City & Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley for over 50 years. Lifchez made a deep and lasting impact on teaching, advocacy for accessible design and was a pioneer in incorporating accessibility/disability justice into design education.


Sally Mann (American, b. 1951), Listening to Madonna by the Tadpole Jar, 1990, gelatin silver print, 18.875″ x 22.75″. Provenance: Estate of Professor Raymond Lifchez (Berkeley, California).
Sally Mann (American, b. 1951), Listening to Madonna by the Tadpole Jar, 1990, gelatin silver print, 18.875″ x 22.75″.
Estimate: $6,000–$9,000
John Folinsbee (American, 1892–1972), Winter Scene (Study for Snow Patches), circa 1910–1915, oil on canvas, 11.5″ x 15.5″. Provenance: Estate of Professor Raymond Lifchez (Berkeley, California).
John Folinsbee (American, 1892–1972), Winter Scene (Study for Snow Patches), circa 1910–1915, oil on canvas, 11.5″ x 15.5″.
Estimate: $4,000–$6,000
Max Yavno (American, 1911–1985), Muscle Beach (1949), gelatin silver print, 7.81″ x 13.38″.
Max Yavno (American, 1911–1985), Muscle Beach (1949), gelatin silver print, 7.81″ x 13.38″.
Estimate: $2,000–$4,000
Manual Alvarez Bravo (Mexican, 1902–2002), <em>Retrato de lo Eterno</em>, gelatin silver print, 9.25″ x 7.25″.
Manual Alvarez Bravo (Mexican, 1902–2002), Retrato de lo Eterno, gelatin silver print, 9.25″ x 7.25″.
Estimate: $2,000–$4,000
Horst P. Horst (American/German, 1906–1999), Gertrude Stein with her Poodle (1946), gelatin silver print, later printing, 7.63″ x 7.5″.
Horst P. Horst (American/German, 1906–1999), Gertrude Stein with her Poodle (1946), gelatin silver print, later printing, 7.63″ x 7.5″.
Estimate: $1,000–$2,000
Man Ray (American, 1890–1976), Portrait of Edith G. Strauss, gelatin silver print, 9″ x 6″.
Man Ray (American, 1890–1976), Portrait of Edith G. Strauss, gelatin silver print, 9″ x 6″.
Estimate: $1,000–$2,000

Photographers to be featured include: Ruth Bernhard, Manual Alvarez Bravo, Harry Callahan, Robert Capa, Keith Carter, Robert Doisneau, Horst P. Horst, Michael Kenna, Joanne Leonard, Sally Mann, Nicholas Nixon, Bill Owens, Man Ray, Leo Rubinfien, Anna Draper Shaw, Garry Winogrand, and Max Yavno.


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