Oct 21, 2021 - Sale 2583

Sale 2583 - Lot 105

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
A portfolio of 10 F.S.A. photographs. Complete with 10 iconic photographs from the Farm Security Administration, each printed under the supervision of Arthur Rothstein. Silver prints, the images measuring 8 inches square to 11 7/8x8 1/4 inches (20.3 to 30.2x21 cm.), the sheets 11x14 inches (27.9x35.6 cm.), two with the portfolio hand stamp on verso. Small folio-sized printed box; including the original printed paper title folder with an introduction by Rothstein as well as the rare sheet of labels describing each photograph. FROM A LIMITED EDITION. The Photographic Historical Society of New York Inc., 1975

Dorothea Lange's Hoe Culture, 1936 * Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936, Arthur Rothstein's Farmer and Wife, Colorado, 1939 * Dust Storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, 1936 * Sharecropper's Wife and Child, Arkansas, 1935 * Badlands, South Dakota, 1936, Walker Evans' Bud Fields Family, Alabama, 1936 * Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1935, and Ben Shahn's Sheriff's Deputy, Morgantown, W. Va., 1935 * Linworth, Ohio, 1935.

Additional Details

Acquired from the New York Historical Society, July 1975 by the Present Owner.