• Selections from the Baio Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 2407

    Selections from the Baio Collection of Photography

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    WILLIAM KLEIN (B. 1926)

    Stickball Player, New York, 1954

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WILLIAM KLEIN (B. 1926)
    Stickball Player, New York, 1954
    gelatin silver print
    10½ x 13¾in. (27.3 x 35.5cm.)


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    William Klein included the following caption for this photograph in his book, New York: 'My old neighborhood, a stickball team with girl clean-up hitter. Rare.'

    Provenance

    The Seagram Collection, Phillips de Pury and Luxembourg, April 25-26, 2003, lot 42


    Literature

    Klein, Life is Good and Good for You in New York: Trance Witness Revels, Editions du Seuil, 1956, pp. 12-13