London, South Kensington
11 May 2001
JOE ROSENTHAL (BORN 1911)
Flag Raising on Iwo Jima
Gelatin silver print. 1945. Signed and inscribed To Dewey Rand, with best wishes in ink in the margin.
5¾ x 4 5/8 in. (16.6 x 11.8 cm.)
From the artist;
to the present owner.
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A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class