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W. Eugene Smith

Tomoko in her bath, Minamata

Lot Closed

October 5, 04:05 PM GMT


7,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Details


W. Eugene Smith

1918 - 1978

Tomoko in her bath, Minamata

gelatin silver print, signed with a stylus on the image, framed, 1972

image: 11 ½ by 18 ½ in. (29.2 by 47 cm.)

frame: 18 ¾ by 25 ½ in. (47.6 by 64.8 cm.)

Collection of Shirley Carter Burden

By descent through family to the present owners

W. Eugene Smith and Aileen M. Smith, Minamata: The Story of the Poisoning of a City, and of the People Who Chose to Carry the Burden of Courage (New York, 1975), pp. 138-39