W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978); Wounded Soldier Praying, Okinawa;
Lot 49
W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978); Wounded Soldier Praying, Okinawa;
Sold for US$ 5,124 inc. premium
Auction Details
Photographs New York
10 May 2011 13:00 EDT

Auction 18561
Lot Details
W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978)
Wounded Soldier Praying, Okinawa, 1944-45
Gelatin silver print, probably printed 1950s, signed with a stylus on the image, mounted on black illustration board; his '821 Ave. of the Americas, New York 1, New York' copyright credit stamp on mount verso.
5 3/4 x 7 7/8in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from The Witkin Gallery, New York, 1980

    Literature:
    Master of the Photographic Essay, p. 36, fig. 2:206
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