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Auction: Photographs
was auctioned on: 2 October 2012
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Dorothea Lange

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000
Price realised:  US$5,000
Lot number 120, Views: 47

PROPERTY OF A CHICAGO COLLECTOR Dorothea Lange Oklahoma Dust Bowl Refugees in San Fernando, California 1935 Gelatin silver print. 7 x 9 3/4 in. (17.8 x 24.8 cm) Signature, resettlement administration and negative stamps on the verso.
Literature In Focus, Dorothea Lange p. 9 Lange, Dorothea Lange Farm Administration Photographs 1935-1939, Volume 1, p. 125 Catalogue Essay Lots 101 through 135 feature Property of a Chicago Collector. Offering a wide historical range from the classic to the contemporary, these 35 lots touch upon defining moments across 100 years of photography, including some of the most revered names in the field, from Eugène Atget to Vik Muniz Other photographers in the selection whose indelible contributions to the field continue to resonate include André Kertész Lewis Hine, Maurice Tabard Louis Faurer and Dorothea Lange thereby also demonstrating the geographic breadth of the collection. Additionally, with a particular emphasis on the era between the wars, this selection also reflects the incredible diversity in genres—from landscapes to street photography and appropriation—within the field of photographs. Collectively, the works pay homage to the medium while also hinting at the many exciting, endless permutations laying ahead. Read More

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Phillips
Title: Photographs
Date of the auction: 2 Oct 2012
Address: Phillips
New York