Oct 21, 2021 - Sale 2583

Sale 2583 - Lot 144

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
Weary but watchful, Maude sits by as mother dozes, from the Nurse Midwife photo essay in LIFE magazine. Silver print, the image measuring 13 3/8x10 1/2 inches (34x26.7 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with a lengthy inscription by Smiths' studio assistant Leslie Teicholz, in pencil, on verso. 1951

Additional Details

From Smith to his studio assistant Leslie Teicholz; from the Estate of Evelyne Z. Daitz, New York.

Smith's series "Nurse Midwife" was published in LIFE magazine December 3, 1951.