Jan 25, 2024 - Sale 2657

Sale 2657 - Lot 15

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500

RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)

A selection of 6 photographs showcasing the range of Lee's work from the F.S.A.
Silver prints, the images measuring 181x241 mm; 7⅛x9½ inches, and slightly smaller, and the reverse, each with Lee's F.S.A. credit stamp, two with the Farm Security Administration stamp, and two with the Office of War Information stamp, one with Lee's typed credit, title, and date, and each with the RA number in pencil on verso. 1938.

Children asleep in a single bed * Child of farmer sitting in automobile waiting for father to come out of general store, Jurreau, Louisiana, 1938 * Portrait of a woman * Group of children seated * Weighing cotton, Arkansas, 1938 * Picking cotton