• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 734

    ROBERT FRANK (B. 1924)

    Political Rally - Chicago, 1956

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    ROBERT FRANK (B. 1924)
    Political Rally - Chicago, 1956
    gelatin silver print, printed 1970s
    signed, titled 'Chicago', dated '56' and '77' in ink (in the margin); title, annotation 'Americans 58', '475' in pencil and 'Robert Frank Archive' stamp (on the verso)
    11½ x 7 3/8in. (29 x 18.7cm.)


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    Literature

    'A Pageant Portfolio: One Man's U.S.A.' Pageant, vol. 13, no. 10, April 1958, p. 27; Frank, Les Américains, Delpire, 1958, [pl.58], p. 121; Frank The Americans, Grove Press, 1959, [pl.58], n.p., and in all subsequent editions; Evergreen Review, no. 15, November-December 1960, front cover; Newhall, The History of Photography: From 1839 to the Present Day, 4th revised and enlarged ed., The Museum of Modern Art, 1964, p. 200, variant cropping includes face of woman at right; Greenough and Brookman, eds., Robert Frank: Moving Out, National Gallery of Art, 1994, p. 180, variant cropping includes face of woman at right; Greenough, ed., Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans, National Gallery of Art Steidl, 2009, p. 281