Lot 114: (FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION) A portfolio of 10 photographs by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, and Arthur Rothstein.
25 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
(FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION)
A portfolio of 10 photographs by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, and Arthur Rothstein. The photographs were selected by Arthur Rothstein, and include Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother (1936) and Hoe Culture (1936); Walker Evans' Bethlehem, PA (1935) and Bud Field's Family (1936); Ben Shahn's Sheriff's Deputy (1935) and Linworth (1935); and 4 photographs by Arthur Rothstein, among them his iconic Dust Storm, Oklahoma (1936). With a printed introduction. Silver prints, the images measuring 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), the sheets 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), and the reverse, each with a hand stamp on verso containing the photographer's credit, a caption, the printing lab's credit, dates, and "Printed Under the Supervision of Arthur Rothstein." The Photographic Historical Society of New York, Inc., 1935-36; printed circa 1976