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    W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978)
    Juanita, from the Family and Friends series; Dave Young, painter; Pittsburgh (three photographs), circa 1952; 1955-56
    Gelatin silver
    sizes vary from 9 x 12-3/4 inches to 13-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches
    Two titled in pencil, one with the Magnum Photos stamp, and each with the photographer's estate stamp on verso.

    LITERATURE:
    Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1985, p. 195, illustrated (Dave Young, painter).
    Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1985, p. 157, illustrated (Pittsburgh).


    Condition Report*: Juanita has one 1" crease to the upper right corner and two 1" creases to the lower right edge, with minor edge chips, otherwise, in overall very good condition. Pittsburgh has handling creases to the upper left and right corners, as well as a few light creases near the lower center edge; overall in good condition. Dave Young has paper loss to the upper left and right corners (not affecting the image), and the edges undulate; otherwise, in overall very good condition.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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