4 October 1999
MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE (1904-1971)
Fort Peck Dam, Montana
Gelatin silver print. 1936. Signed in pencil on the mount; credit stamp on the reverse of the mount.
13.1/8 x 8.7/8in. (33.4 x 22.6cm.)
Anonymous sale, 19th and 20th Century Photographs, Christie's,
New York, 16 April 1991, lot 60.
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See: Callahan, The Photographs of Margaret Bourke-White, pp. 106-108 for other images from this series.
Another image from this series appeared on the cover of the first Life magazine, November 23, 1936.
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