Feb 25, 2020 - Sale 2531

Sale 2531 - Lot 139

Price Realized: $ 1,950
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(ROBERT CAPA) (1913-1954)
D-Day Invasion, Omaha Beach, Normandy Coast. Silver wire service print, the image measuring 5 3/8x7 5/8 inches (13.7x19.4 cm.), the sheet 6 1/4x9 1/8 inches (15.9x23.2 cm.), with the wire photo caption in the negative, and a 1944 date stamp, a typed caption, and a clipped newspaper press caption, on verso. 1944

Additional Details

Capa landed on Omaha Beach, in France, with one of the earliest waves of American troops. Only eleven of his shots remain, and they are known today as the Magnificent Eleven.