Sale 16BP02 | Lot 573

SMITH, W. EUGENE (1918-1978) Saipan, [1944].

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

Lot Details

Lot 573
SMITH, W. EUGENE (1918-1978) Saipan, [1944].
Gelatin silver print, 13 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches (332 x 266 mm), dry mounted, signed in pencil on mount (l.r.) and titled "Saipan" (l.l.). Fine example, probably printed 1960s.
Fully titled "Frontline Soldier with Canteen, Saipan, 1944," this harsh and powerful image of war was taken in the Pacific Theater, before Smith was seriously wounded the following year.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $8,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $8,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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