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Eliot PORTER (1901-1990)
Running Water, Roaring Fork Road, Smoky Mountains, October 10, 1967

Cibachrome (silver dye bleach) process color print by David Travis, 1983.
Image 19-9/16 x 15-3/16 in. (49.7 x 38.5 cm), sheet 23-7/8 x 20 in. (60.5 x 50.8 cm).
Signed “Eliot Porter” in ink lower right margin recto.
Archivally mounted in a dark stained oak frame 29-1/2 x 25 x 5/8 in. overall.

From the portfolio Color Nature Landscapes II (New York: D.E.P. Editions, Inc., 1983), in an edition of 50 portfolio prints and 10 artist’s proofs, the print by David Travis at Elmi Graphics, Hollywood, approved and signed by Porter. Very slight marginal mat burn, otherwise fine condition. This outstanding image was taken during Porter’s first expedition to the Great Smoky Mountains National Part in October, 1967, repeated in 1968 and 1969 and embodied in his Appalachian Wilderness: The Great Smoky Mountains (1970).

Provenance:
with Lieberman & Saul Fine Art, Incorporated;
Reader’s Digest Corporate Art Collection (by 1987, dispersed 2010).

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Price: $1,900
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