Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 70

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)
Drought refugees from Oklahoma camping by the roadside. They hope to work in the cotton fields. There are seven in family. Blythe, California, August 1936. Oversized silver print, the image measuring 15 1/2x17 inches (39.4x43.2 cm.), with numeric notations, in pencil, and a Library of Congress hand stamp on verso. 1936; printed 1960s

Additional Details

Steichen, The Bitter Years 1935-1941 (The Museum of Modern Art), p. 31.

Steinbeck, Their Blood Is Strong (Simon J. Lubin Society of California, San Francisco), cover (variant).