Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 125

Price Realized: $ 4,680
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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
JOE ROSENTHAL (1911-2006)
Raising the U.S. Flag at Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima. Silver print, the image measuring 19 1/2x15 1/4 inches (49.5x38.7 cm.), flush mounted, with the notation "Ansco" and numeric notations, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on mount verso. 1945

Additional Details

Rosenthal, who used Ansco film, made three enlargements of this iconic image for the company's executives. This print was given to the director of Ansco, E. Clifford Williams.