Oct 17, 2019 - Sale 2520

Sale 2520 - Lot 266

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
Guardia Civil, Spain. Silver print, the image measuring 12 1/2x15 7/8 inches (31.8x40.3 cm.), the black exhibition mount 16x20 inches (40.6x50.8 cm.), with Smith's signature, with a stylus, on print recto, and his credit hand stamp and the title, in pencil, on mount verso. 1950

Additional Details

This print has been in a Private Collection since the early 1970s.

The iconic image was originally published in the April 9, 1951 issue of LIFE magazine as part of Smith's photo essay "Spanish Village."