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Auction: Fine Art - Photography & Prints
was auctioned on: 3 December 2020
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Siged by Margaret Bourke-White

Estimate: US$400 - US$600
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 94, Views: 25

Photogravure from the series titled Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints. Image: 33x23.2 cm (13x9¼"); sheet: 49.8x35.6 cm (19½x14"). Pencil signed by Margaret Bourke-White at lower right. Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry under the Soviet's five-year plan, the first American female war photojournalist, and having one of her photographs (the construction of Fort Peck Dam) on the cover of the first issue of Life magazine. In addition to Life magazine she also worked for Henry Luce's Fortune magazine from 1929-35. During the depression she took a series of influential photographs of victims of the Dust Bowl.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Fine Art - Photography & Prints
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2020
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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