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Imogen Cunningham (American, 1883-1976)
5/6/2016 - Modern Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Martha Graham
gelatin silver print
signed and dated 1931 l.r. in pencil
housed in a Kulicke frame
7.5 x 5.75 in. (sight)


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