• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 578

    W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

    Tomoko in Her Bath, Minamata, Japan, 1972

    Price Realised  

    W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
    Tomoko in Her Bath, Minamata, Japan, 1972
    gelatin silver print
    signed in stylus (on the recto)
    11½ x 18 3/8in. (29.4 x 46.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to Leslie Teicholz; acquired before 1983


    Literature

    Smith and Smith, Minamata, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973, pp. 138-139; Johnson, W. Eugene Smith: Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1981, cat. no. 36:052, p. 214; Particulars, pl. 57, p. 21


    Exhibited

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