Artist: William Gordon Shields (Canadian/American, 1883 - 1947).
Title: "Country Homes [New York]".
Medium: Vintage pigment print.
Date: Composed c1921. Printed c1921.
Dimensions: Image size: 9 x 7 in. (229 x 178 mm).
Lot Note(s): Identifed as to phototographer, title, and date in pencil, verso. High-grade archival paper. Wide margins. Fine, quality printing. Very good condition; contained within conservation mat. Provenance: Christie's, New York. Comment(s): “Shields helped found the Pictorial Photographers of America, along with Clarence White and Gertrude Kasebier. He is listed in Witkin and London’s ‘The Photograph Collector’s Guide,’ ‘Auer and Auer’ and the George Eastman House databases. He also appears in the book by C.A. Peterson, ‘After the Photo Secession: American Pictorialist Photography 1910-1955.’” (Courtesy Alex Novak, Vintage Works, Ltd.). Image copyright © The Estate of William Gordon Shields. [284-4-300]