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James Van Der Zee, Wedding Day, Harlem, New York City

James Van Der Zee Wedding Day, Harlem, New York City, 1926

View in a room Photography 15 x 12.5 inch 1 remaining copy

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James Van Der Zee, Wedding Day, Harlem, New York City
Description
  • Offered by the gallery

    99Prints
    New York - United States

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • Medium

    Photography : argentic edition

  • Themes

    Portrait, Black and white

  • Support

    Photography on argentic paper

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 75 copies

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    15 x 12.5 inch

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Collector’s Guide

  • About the artwork

    This is a black and white photograph, a portrait of a young couple, a wedding photograph shot in studio in New York City by a one the best known and talented Harlem Renaissance photographers of the day.

    Wedding Day, Harlem, 1926 by James Van Der Zee, is a toned gelatin silver print mounted on board. Dry-mount board size: 15 x 12 1/2 inches - Image size: 6 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches. The print is signed recto (front), titled, and annotated XII 62/75 in pencil below image on the dry-mount.

    The photograph is part of a limited-edition portfolio of eighteen photographs. The portfolio was published by Graphics International Ltd. Washington D.C. January 1974 in an edition of 75. Portfolios were numbered 1 through 75. 15 artist proofs were also made and numbered I through XV.

    Artist's Bio:

    James Van Der Zee (June 29, 1886 – May 15, 1983), an African-American photographer best known for his portraits of black New Yorkers, was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Van Der Zee opened his photography studio in Harlem on 135th Street in 1918, chronicling the arts and music scenes and everyday life. Quickly Van Der Zee became the most successful portraitist in Harlem and continued to capture the lives of black New Yorkers for decades.

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

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James Van Der Zee

Born in: 1886 United States
Biography
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James Van Der Zee (June 29, 1886 – May 15, 1983), an African-American photographer best known for his portraits of black New Yorkers, was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Van Der Zee opened his photography studio in Harlem on 135th Street in 1918, chronicling the arts and music scenes and everyday life. Quickly Van Der Zee became the most successful portraitist in Harlem and continued to capture the lives of black New Yorkers for decades.

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James Van Der Zee, Wedding Day, Harlem, New York City
James Van Der Zee, Wedding Day, Harlem, New York City