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W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
FROM THE COLLECTION OF W. EUGENE SMITH'S FAMILY
W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)

Native Woman Smoking Pipe, from 'Man of Mercy', 1954

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W. EUGENE SMITH (1918-1978)
Native Woman Smoking Pipe, from 'Man of Mercy', 1954
gelatin silver print
notation 'SW-44-A1', 'Personal Exhibition Print', Croton-on-Hudson and Estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the reverse of the mount)
image/sheet: 13½ x 8¼in. (34.3 x 20.7cm.)
mount: 20 x 16in. (50.8 x 40.5cm.)
Provenance
From the artist;
by bequest to Kevin Eugene Smith
Literature
'A Man of Mercy,' Life, vol. 37, no. 20, November 15, 1954, p. 163; W. Eugene Smith: His Photographs and Notes, Aperture, 1969, p. 70; Johnson, W. Eugene Smith: Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1981, cat. no. 22:071, p. 136; Maddow, Let Truth Be the Prejudice: W. Eugene Smith: His Life and Photographs, Aperture, 1985, p. 165; Mora and Hill, eds., W. Eugene Smith: Photographs 1934-1975, Abrams, 1998, pp. 148, 332

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