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    W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978)
    Untitled (Woman balancing on one foot), from A Man of Mercy series, and Untitled (Maude, Nurse, and Patient), from the Nurse Midwife series (two photographs), 1954; 1951
    Gelatin silver
    one print measures 10-1/2 x 12-3/4 inches, and the other 12-1/8 x 7-1/4 inches
    Each with the photographer's estate stamps on verso.

    Ben Maddow, Let Truth Be the Prejudice, W. Eugene Smith: His Life and Photographs, Aperture, 1998, p. 165, illustrated (Woman balancing on one foot);
    Johnson, W. Eugene Smith, Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1985, p. 136, illustrated (Woman balancing on one foot);
    Johnson, W. Eugene Smith, Master of the Photographic Essay, Aperture, 1985, p. 101, illustrated (Maude, Nurse, and Patient).

    Condition Report*: Each is unmounted and not framed; one has some toning to the margins; the other has a few minor crescent creases; overall in very good overall condition.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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