Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965); Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California;
Lot 47
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965); Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California;
Sold for US$ 36,600 inc. premium
Auction Details
Photographs New York
19 May 2009 13:00 EDT

Auction 17098
Lot Details
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965)
Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936
Flush-mounted gelatin silver print, probably printed mid-1950s, framed.
13 1/8 x 10 3/8in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    From Dorothea Lange to her neighbor, Dr. Davis McEntire, Social Welfare, Agricultural and Resource Economics Dept., University of California, Berkeley; to the present owner

    Literature:
    Milton Meltzer, Dorothea Lange: A PhotographerÂ’s Life, Syracuse University Press, 2000, cover and p. 213; Therese Thau Heyman, Sandra Phillips, and John Szarkowski, Dorothea Lange: American Photographs, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1994 (SFMOMA), pl. 43
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