01-27-2017 01-28-2017
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2977B Boston
January 27, 2017 12:00 PMCalender

W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978) Dr. Albert Schweitzer Playing an Organ

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2977B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 27, 2017 12:00PM


W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918-1978)

Dr. Albert Schweitzer Playing an Organ, published in "A Man of Mercy" in LIFE magazine, 1954. "Photograph by W. Eugene Smith" stamped in black ink on the verso. Gelatin silver print, image size 13 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (33.8 x 24.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Slight rippling, minor crease in l.r. corner of sheet.

Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sheet measures 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 28.0 cm). No additional issues to report.

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Harvey Shipley Miller