Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition

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February 27 – April 13, 2014

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Gus Hill’s Minstrels, 1935
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Carrefour des Rues de la Boucherie, 1865-1869
12 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Quai de Montebello, 1865-1869
9 x 14 1/2 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Rue d’Arras de la rue Clopin, 1865-1869
13 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Rue de Pontoise de la rue St. Victor, 1865-1869
10 x 14 5/8 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Parc Monceau (Globe en cristal)m, 1865-1869
14 1/8 x 10 11/16 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Lanterne suspendue (Cour Napoleon III), 1865-1869
14 3/8 x 9 9/16 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Lanterne suspendue des arcades du Louvre, 1865-1869
4 1/4 x 10 7/16
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Candelabre sur balustrade du Chemin de fer de l’Est, 1865-1869
14 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Gare de l’Ouest (Montparnasse), 1865-1869
14 x 9 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

MARVILLE, Charles
Theatre du Vaudville, 1865-1869
14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches
Albumen print from a wet-collodion negative

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Gunsmith and Police Department, 6 Centre Market Place and 240 Centre Street, 1937
7 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1947

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Nightview, New York, 1932
12 5/8 x 9 7/8 inches
Photogravure; printed later

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Fifth Avenue, nos. 4,6,8, c.1936
13 x 16 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Criterion Theater, 1933
3 x 4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1933

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Cherry Street, New York, c.1930
6 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1930

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
“El,” Second & Third Avenue Lines - looking West from 250 Pearl St., 1936
9 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Cedar Street from William Street, Manhattan, 1936
9 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Pine Street: U.S. Treasury in foreground, 1936
9 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Pike and Henry Streets, 1936
7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Daily News Building, 1931
9 x 7 1/8 inches
Gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Fifth Avenue Coach Company, New York, 1932
7 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1932

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Lyric Theatre, 1936
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Esso Gasoline Station, 10th Avenue and 29th Street, New York, 1935
9 3/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
City Arabesque, New York, c.1938
19 7/8 x 16 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1938

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Bread Store, 259 Bleecker Street, Manhattan, 1937
9 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1937

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Under the El at the Battery, New York, 1936
6 x 9 1/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Bowery Bum, 1930s
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed 1930s

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Seventh Avenue, Looking South from 35th Street, 1935
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Fifth Avenue Bus: Washington Square, Manhattan, 1936
10 x 8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Under Riverside Drive Viaduct, 125th Street at 12th Avenue, Manhattan, 1937
7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1937

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Broome St., 1935
8 x 10 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Lamport Export Company, 507-511 Broadway, Manhattan, 1935
7 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
20 and 24 Seventh Avenue, NY, 1936
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Murray Hill Hotel, Spiral, 112 Park Avenue, Manhattan, 1935
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Church of God, 25 East 132nd Street, Manhattan, 1936
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Talman Street, No. 57, Brooklyn, 1936
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Provincetown Playhouse, 133 MacDougal Street, Manhattan, 1936
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Henry Maurer, 420-422 East 23rd Street, looking southeast, Manhattan, 1938
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1938

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Willow Street, #113, Brooklyn, NY, 1936
9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Horse-drawn Carriage, New York, c.1930
10 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1930

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Corner of Market Slip with “Young Sinners” poster, Manhattan, c.1935
7 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Looking West, old Sixth Avenue El visible, c.1933
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1933

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
New York Telephone Company’s Lower Broadway Building, 1930-31
7 x 6 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1930-31

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Exchange Place, 1934
19 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1950

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Rockefeller Center, c.1932
7 x 6 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1932

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Soda and Luncheon, c.1933
9 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1933

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
George Washington Bridge, c.1936
9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Rockefeller Center construction, New York, 1932
9 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1932

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Tri-Boro Barber School, 264 Bowery, 1935
9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Fulton Street Fish Market, 1936
8 x 9 7/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Travelling Tin Shop, Brooklyn, 1936
7 1/2 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Ferry: West Street, Foot of Liberty Street, Manhattan, 1936
8 x 10 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott & Charles Marville: The City in Transition 2014 Howard Greenberg Gallery

ABBOTT, Berenice
Henry Street, 1935
8 x 10 inches
Gelatin silver print

Press Release

An exhibition of photographs by Berenice Abbott and Charles Marville will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from February 27 – April 11, 2014. Documenting now vanished streets and landmarks, Abbott and Marville: The City in Transition contrasts two cities – New York in the 1930s and Paris in the 1860s. Many of the images are on public view for the first time.