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Premier Auction | May 19, 2023

Fri, May 19, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 799

W. Eugene Smith

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000


Madness (Haiti), 1959, unsigned, gelatin silver print, image/sheet 9-1/2 x 13 in.; mounted, 16 x 20 in.

Note: Smith W. Eugene William Johnson and James Enyeart. 1981. W. Eugene Smith Master of the Photographic Essay. Millerton New York New York N.Y: Aperture Inc, no. 27052, p. 189.



mounted, two small surface scratches, possibly retouched upper left, no margins; mount in good condition

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G. Ray Hawkins, Los Angeles, California, 1980. This lot is accompanied by a copy of an original receipt for $3,200; Private Collection, Wisconsin