• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 579

    BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)

    Wife and Child of a Sharecropper (Mrs. Mulhall), Ozark Mountains, Arkansas, 1935

    Price Realised  

    BEN SHAHN (1898-1969)
    Wife and Child of a Sharecropper (Mrs. Mulhall), Ozark Mountains, Arkansas, 1935
    gelatin silver print
    credit, title, date and annotation 'RA print, Resettlement Association' in an unknown hand in pencil (on the verso)
    7 5/8 x 9 5/8in. (19.5 x 24.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Photofind Gallery (Howard Greenberg), Woodstock, New York; acquired 1977


    Literature

    Pratt, The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn, Harvard University Press, 1975, front cover; Particulars, pl. 53, p. 20


    Exhibited

    George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Particulars, 1983