4 October 1999
TINA MODOTTI (1896-1942)
Hands Resting on Tool
Gelatin silver print. 1927. Signed in pencil on the mount.
7 x 8in. (19 x 21.6cm.)
With William L. Schaeffer Photographic Works of Art, Chester, Connecticut.
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See: Lowe, Tina Modotti, Photographs, pl. 76 and Constantine, A Fragile Life, p. 141 (there dated 1926).
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