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).
A platinum print of this image with the same dimensions is in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Another print is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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