Helen Levitt

American, 1913–2009

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Helen Levitt

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American, 1913–2009

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'N. Y.' (Two Children – One with Handkerchief), 1945, 1980
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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gelatin silver print
24.1 x 16.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 15, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
gelatin silver print, signed twice, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse, circa 1945, printed circa 1980 image: 6 ½ by 9 ½ in. (16.5 by 24.1 cm.)
'N. Y.' (Two Children – One with Handkerchief), 1945, 1980
gelatin silver print
Dec 15, 2020
Sotheby's
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24.1 x 16.5 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
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gelatin silver print, signed twice, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse, circa 1945, printed circa 1980 image: 6 ½ by 9 ½ in. (16.5 by 24.1 cm.)
$5,000
'N. Y.', 1942
Sold on Nov 27, 2020
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gelatin silver print
24.1 x 16.2 cm
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$5,000
Auction Sale
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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gelatin silver print, signed, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse, circa 1942, printed later image: 6 3/8 by 9 1/2 in. (16.2 by 24.1 cm.)
'N. Y.', 1942
gelatin silver print
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
$5,000
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24.1 x 16.2 cm
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Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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$5,000
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gelatin silver print, signed, titled, and dated in pencil on the reverse, circa 1942, printed later image: 6 3/8 by 9 1/2 in. (16.2 by 24.1 cm.)
$4,000
Selected Images
Sold on Nov 27, 2020
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2 gelatin silver prints
35.2 x 27.6 cm
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$4,000
Auction Sale
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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2 gelatin silver prints, comprising Untitled (Two Children, One Holding Handkerchief) andUntitled (Two Women by Steps), each signed and annotated 'N. Y.' in pencil in the margin or on the reverse, 1940 and 1946, printed later (2) images: 10 7/8 by 13 7/8 in. (27.6 by 35.2 cm.) and 7 7/8 by 11 3/4 in. (20 by 35.2 cm.)
Selected Images
2 gelatin silver prints
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
$4,000
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35.2 x 27.6 cm
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Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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$4,000
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2 gelatin silver prints, comprising Untitled (Two Children, One Holding Handkerchief) andUntitled (Two Women by Steps), each signed and annotated 'N. Y.' in pencil in the margin or on the reverse, 1940 and 1946, printed later (2) images: 10 7/8 by 13 7/8 in. (27.6 by 35.2 cm.) and 7 7/8 by 11 3/4 in. (20 by 35.2 cm.)
$3,750
Untitled (Graffiti, New York), c. 1939
Sold on Oct 14, 2020
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gelatin silver print
13.9 x 21.3 cm
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$3,750
Auction Sale
Oct 14, 2020
Christie's
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gelatin silver print signed, dated and inscribed 'this is my photograph' (verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed exhibition labels (frame backing board) image: 83⁄8 x 51⁄2 in (21.3 x 13.9 cm.) sheet: 87⁄8 x 63⁄8 in. (22.5 x 16.2 cm.)
Untitled (Graffiti, New York), c. 1939
gelatin silver print
Oct 14, 2020
Christie's
$3,750
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13.9 x 21.3 cm
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Oct 14, 2020
Christie's
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$3,750
Description
gelatin silver print signed, dated and inscribed 'this is my photograph' (verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed exhibition labels (frame backing board) image: 83⁄8 x 51⁄2 in (21.3 x 13.9 cm.) sheet: 87⁄8 x 63⁄8 in. (22.5 x 16.2 cm.)
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'MEXICO' (SELECTED IMAGES), 1941
Sold on Sep 21, 2020
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2 gelatin silver prints
24.8 x 19.7 cm
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Sep 21, 2020
Sotheby's
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2 gelatin silver prints, each signed, annotated, and dated in pencil on the reverse, 1941 (2) images: 7¾ by 9¾ in. (19.7 by 24.8 cm.) and 6½ by 9½ in. (16.5 by 24.1 cm.)
'MEXICO' (SELECTED IMAGES), 1941
2 gelatin silver prints
Sep 21, 2020
Sotheby's
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24.8 x 19.7 cm
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Sep 21, 2020
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2 gelatin silver prints, each signed, annotated, and dated in pencil on the reverse, 1941 (2) images: 7¾ by 9¾ in. (19.7 by 24.8 cm.) and 6½ by 9½ in. (16.5 by 24.1 cm.)
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New York, 1984
Sold on Aug 26, 2020
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Vintage gelatin silver print
19.0 x 27.0 cm
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Aug 26, 2020
Bonhams
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1984 Vintage gelatin silver print, signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso. 10 5/8 x 7 1/2in (27 x 19cm) sheet 14 x 11in (35.5 x 27.9cm)
New York, 1984
Vintage gelatin silver print
Aug 26, 2020
Bonhams
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19.0 x 27.0 cm
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Aug 26, 2020
Bonhams
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1984 Vintage gelatin silver print, signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso. 10 5/8 x 7 1/2in (27 x 19cm) sheet 14 x 11in (35.5 x 27.9cm)
$5,250
NEW YORK (BOYS ON A PEDIMENT), 1942
Sold on Jul 14, 2020
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gelatin silver print
17.8 x 26.4 cm
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$5,250
Auction Sale
Jul 14, 2020
Sotheby's
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NEW YORK (BOYS ON A PEDIMENT), 1942
gelatin silver print
Jul 14, 2020
Sotheby's
$5,250
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17.8 x 26.4 cm
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Jul 14, 2020
Sotheby's
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$5,250
$8,125
Selected Images, 1942
Sold on Jul 13, 2020
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Three gelatin silver prints
25.4 x 17.8 cm
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$8,125
Auction Sale
Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
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Selected Images, 1942
Three gelatin silver prints
Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
$8,125
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25.4 x 17.8 cm
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Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
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$8,125
$6,250
N.Y. (masked children on stoop), 1942
Sold on Jul 13, 2020
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Gelatin silver print
30.2 x 20.0 cm
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$6,250
Auction Sale
Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
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N.Y. (masked children on stoop), 1942
Gelatin silver print
Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
$6,250
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30.2 x 20.0 cm
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Jul 13, 2020
Phillips
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$6,250
$4,750
N.Y. (boys on steps, cops and robbers), 1942, 1980
Sold on Feb 25, 2020
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Silver print
22.2 x 15.9 cm
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$4,750
Auction Sale
Feb 25, 2020
Swann
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N.Y. (boys on steps, cops and robbers), 1942, 1980
Silver print
Feb 25, 2020
Swann
$4,750
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22.2 x 15.9 cm
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Feb 25, 2020
Swann
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$4,750