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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    Weegee (1899-1968)

    Bagelman, c. 1940

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Weegee (1899-1968)
    Bagelman, c. 1940
    gelatin silver print, printed later
    photographer's 'Weegee the Famous' credit stamp (verso)
    image: 13 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. (34.3 x 26.4 cm.)
    sheet: 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (35.3 x 27.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist;
    Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL


    Literature

    Weegee, Weegee's People, Da Capo Press, New York, 1946, n.p.
    Arthur Fellig, Weegee's New York: Photographien 1935-1960, Schirmer/Mosel, München, 1982, p. 118.
    Miles Barth, Weegee's World, the International Center of Photography, New York, 1997, p. 36.