125 collotypes offered in Swann Auction

collotype in Swann sale

collotype in Swann sale

A group of 125 collotypes from Animal Locomotion is offered in the Photographs & Photographic Literature, Swann Galleries New York sale, October 22. Estimate: $35,000 to $45,000.


Also offered as a single plate is a Muybridge self-portrait sequence.

Self-portrait from “Animal Locomotion.” Collotype, 11 1/4×10 inches (28.6×25.4 cm.), with Muybridge’s printed credit, title, date and plate number “521,” on the two-toned mount recto. 1887
Estimate $3,000-4,000

From the Collection of James B. Parks.