• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 410

    HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)

    New York, c. 1945

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    HELEN LEVITT (1913-2009)
    New York, c. 1945
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed, titled, and dated 'circa 1945' in pencil (on the verso)
    10½ x 7in. (26.7 x 17.8cm.)


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    According to Maria Hambourg and Sandra Phillips, the negative date is 1939.

    Literature

    Levitt, A Way of Seeing, Duke University Press, 1989, pl. 21; Phillips and Hambourg, Helen Levitt, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1991, pl. 19