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    Sale 2106

    Photographs

    14 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 241

    W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

    Girl on Crutches, from Nurse Midwife, 1951

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
    Girl on Crutches, from Nurse Midwife, 1951
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    signed in stylus (on the recto); signed and titled in ink (on the verso)
    13¼ x 10 3/8in. (33.7 x 26.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, October 6, 1999, lot 391


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF WOLFFE NADOOLMAN


    Literature

    Johnson, ed., W. Eugene Smith: Master of the Photographic Essay, Photograph, 1981, 16:033, p. 95