Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)
Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona. Silver print, the image measuring 10 1/4x13 1/2 inches (26x34.2 cm.), flush mounted, the sheet and mount 10 3/4x14 inches (23.3x35.6 cm.). 1940; printed circa 1966

Additional Details

From a Private New York Collector, who acquired the print in the late 1960s. In an appraisal performed for the collector in 2003, the printer was identified as Edward Dyba.

Blessing, Speaking with Hands: Photographs from The Buhl Collection (Guggenheim Foundation), pp. 43 and 227 (this print).

Szarkowski, Dorothea Lange (The Museum of Modern Art), p. 28.

Heyman, Celebrating a Collection: The Work of Dorothea Lange (The Oakland Museum), p. 47.

Dorothea Lange: Photographs of a Lifetime (Aperture), cover and p. 122.

Heyman, Phillips, and Szarkowski, Dorothea Lange: American Photographs (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art), pl. 32.

Davis, The Photographs of Dorothea Lange (Kansas City), p. 55.

Dorothea Lange: The Human Face (1998), front cover, frontispiece, and p. 49.

Borhan, Dorothea Lange: The Heart and Mind of a Photographer (Boston).