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    Sale 2106

    Photographs

    14 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 393

    W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

    The Walk to Paradise Garden, 1946

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
    The Walk to Paradise Garden, 1946
    gelatin silver print, printed c. 1960
    signed in stylus (on the recto)
    16½ x 14 1/8in. (41.8 x 35.8cm.)


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    Literature

    'A Walk Through a Paradise Garden,' U.S. Camera Annual 1947, U.S. Camera Publishing Corp., 1946, p. 308; Steichen, The Family of Man, The Museum of Modern Art, 1955, p. 192; Johnson, W. Eugene Smith: Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1981, p. 125, cat. no. 21:001; Hansen, Myth and Vision: On the Walk to Paradise Garden and the Photography of W. Eugene Smith, Aris/University of Lund, 1987, p. 2 contacts and back cover