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Price Realized: $67,500 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2426 Lot 250
ROBERT FRANK (1924- )
Political Rally, Chicago. Silver print, the image measuring 11 3/8x7 1/4 inches (28.9x18.4 cm.), the sheet 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), with Frank's signature and negative date, in ink, on recto, and with the Robert Frank Archive hand stamp, with the numeric notations, in pencil, and the copyright hand stamp with Frank's credit and the date 1979, in ink, on verso. 1956; printed 1970s
Estimate $60,000 - 90,000
From Sotheby's, New York, New York, on November 12, 1985 (lot 253).
Frank, The Americans (Grove Press), no. 58.
Greenough, Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans (National Gallery of Art/Scalo), pp. 281 and 476, and Contact no. 58.
"A Pageant Portfolio: One Man's U.S.A.," Pageant, April 1958, p. 27.
Evergreen Review, November/December 1960, cover.
Newhall, The History of Photography: From 1839 to the Present Day (The Museum of Modern Art, New York), p. 200.
Szarkowski, Looking At Photographs (The Museum of Modern Art, New York), pp. 176-77.
Wurlitzer, Robert Frank (Aperture), frontispiece.
Gee, Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective (Center for Creative Photography), cover and p. 156.
Cooper, Robert Frank and American Politics (Akron Art Museum), p. 18.
Tucker and Brookman, Robert Frank: New York to Nova Scotia (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), p. 33.
Kismaric, American Politicians: Photographs from 1843 to 1993 (Museum of Modern Art, New York), p. 151.
Greenough and Brookman, Robert Frank: Moving Out (National Gallery of Art), pp. 129 and 180.
Miller, et al., Photography's Multiple Roles: Art Document, Market, Science (Museum of Contemporary Photography), p. 10.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $67,500