Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 303

Price Realized: $ 3,250
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Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
HORST FAAS (1933-2012)
Suite of 19 press and wire photographs relating to the war in South Vietnam by Faas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.
The photographs, which span more than a decade, attest to the length of the war, and include a print of the wounded photographer being evacuated. Ferrotyped silver press prints and wire service prints (2), the images measuring 9 3/4x7 3/4 inches (24.8x19.7 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets slightly larger, 16 with a mimeographed slug and one with a newspaper clipping on verso. 1962-74

Additional Details

A wounded South Vietnamese soldier is helped by a friend South Vietnamese Warriors at Bu Do, Bu Dop Green Berets in Taiwan Crash Survivor Taking it in Stride Peasants with Oxcards crossing Moei River, Palu Tattered children refugees, Laos Fortune of War, Laos Locked in land of Combat, Laos, and more.
From the Collection of Ira Richter.