Feb 04 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2557 -

Sale 2557 - Lot 1

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000


A selection of 12 vintage press and publicity photographs documenting the WPA, many with WPA signage, as well as FDR, Harry Hopkins, workers, and more.
This set includes a photograph depicting Philip Guston's Work - The American Way, an important WPA mural at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Silver prints, the images measuring 206.4x266.7 mm; 8 1/8x10 1/2 inches, and slightly smaller, all but one of the sheets slightly larger, with hand stamps, mimeographed caption labels, and/or notations, on verso. Circa 1936-41.