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Paul Strand: Rebecca

Publisher: New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1996
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
ISBN: 0944680488
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 102710



First edition, first printing. Soft cover. White wrappers with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Paul Strand. Includes a list of plates and a chronology. Designed by John Cheim. Unpaginated (148 pp.), with 14 "stonetone" black and white plates beautifully printed in New York by Rapoport Printing. 12 x 9-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1996 exhibition Paul Strand: Rebecca at Robert Miller Gallery, New York.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "Personal, intimate, even sometimes invasive, these portraits record the geography of the face of Rebecca Salsbury, Paul Strand's first wife. Beginning with the more formal, distant portraits taken before their marriage, Rebecca is as much a portrait of its namesake as of the arc of her relationship with Strand. The final, almost painfully austere portrait, taken in Taos, New Mexico in 1932, chronicles the disintegration of their relationship with striking eloquence, a strong counterpoint to the images that begin the series."