Sale 20PH01 | Lot 114

PARKS, GORDON (1912-2006) Bessie Fontenelle and Children at Welfare Office, New York,

Catalogue: Photographs
PARKS, GORDON (1912-2006)  Bessie Fontenelle and Children at Welfare Office, New York,

Lot Details

Lot 114
PARKS, GORDON (1912-2006) Bessie Fontenelle and Children at Welfare Office, New York,
1968. Gelatin silver print flush-mounted to Foamcore, printed later, signed lower right, 20 x 28 inches (500 x 715 mm); framed. One short scratch and one retouch spot visible in raking light; Together with Pastor Ledbetter Comforting a Dying Woman in Chicago, 1953. Gelatin silver print flush-mounted to Foamcore, printed later, unsigned, 19 1/2 x 28 inches (497 x 711 mm); framed. Visible scratch under raking light.
Provenance: gifted by Gordon Parks to The College of New Rochelle, 1991

Exhibited: "Bridging the Gap: Photography by Gordon Parks and Toni Parks", Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York, January 2011

For an article on this group of photographs see The New York Times, "Photography, In the Family Way", 30 January 2011 (https://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/nyregion/30artwe.html)


C Property of The College of New Rochelle

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $7,187 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $7,187 (includes buyer's premium)

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