12 October 2000
WEEGEE (Arthur Fellig) (1899-1968)
Woman Cab Driver and Macy's Clown
Gelatin silver print. Circa 1942. Credit stamp on the verso.
10½ x 133/8in. (26.7 x 34cm.) Framed.
With Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco;
to the present owner.
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See: Barth, Weegee's World, p. 167.
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