Sigismund Blumann (American, 1872-1956); Pictorial Landscapes; (11)
Lot 4177
Sigismund Blumann (American, 1872-1956); Pictorial Landscapes; (11)
Sold for US$ 396 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sigismund Blumann (American, 1872-1956)
Pictorial Landscapes, c. 1920
Eleven lithobrome prints, mounted, all except for one are signed in pencil or ink on the paper mount, the photographer's printed studio label with stamped title in red ink on verso, all prints in very good condition, aside from a few with discoloration on the paper mounts, one mount has a tear extending up to the image (but not into it), each not framed.
Titles Include: Pictorial Pittsburgh; Power in Transit; The Itinerant Scizzors Grinders; The Pond: Boston Commons; Ominous Clouds; Winter at the Station; The Snow Ploughers; Wharfage; A Heavy Haul; The Sea come close to the city streets in Carmel; Divine Afflatus (11)
each approx. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2in or reverse


  • Blumann was the editor of the San Francisco publication Camera Craft in the 1920s and 30s, and an important proponent of pictorial photography.