Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 63

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)

A selection of 4 photographs, including two images from the well-known Pie Town series.
Silver prints, the images measuring 248x337 mm; 9 3/4x13 1/4 inches, and slightly smaller, the sheets slightly larger, each with Lee's signature in pencil or ink on verso, and one also with the title in pencil in an unknown hand, a third also with his address credit stamp, and the title and date also in pencil in an unknown hand, on verso. Circa 1939-40; printed circa 1980.

Ice for sale, Harlingen, Texas, 1939 * Lunch at all day community sing, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940 * Musicians, a farmer, his wife, and brother in close harmony, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940 * Spanish-American women replastering an adobe house. This is done once a year. Chamisal, New Mexico, 1940

Provenance: The Estate of Evelyne Daitz, New York.