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W. Eugene Smith

Toxic chemical flowing into the bay, 1971

Gelatin silver print
9 1/4 × 7 1/4 in
23.5 × 18.4 cm
$750
location
Yonkers, New York
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Yonkers, New York
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9 ¼ x 7 ¼ - inch gelatin silver print, 1971 or soon after. This is from Smith's great photo …

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9 ¼ x 7 ¼ - inch gelatin silver print, 1971 or soon after. This is from Smith's great photo essay on Minimata, published in LIFE in June 1972, and as a book in 1975. There is a small Magnum stamp on the bottom, verso, with Smith's name and "CT2" in red pen and a stamp for Le Sauvage Paris, a Journal …

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W. Eugene Smith
American, 1918–1976
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Called a fanatic of his craft and, often, "troublesome" by his editors, photographer and …

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Called a fanatic of his craft and, often, "troublesome" by his editors, photographer and photojournalist W. Eugene Smith demanded such perfection of his images that he destroyed most of his early work. He began taking pictures at age 14, initially of airplanes, exploring an interest in aeronautical …

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9 ¼ x 7 ¼ - inch gelatin silver print, 1971 or soon after. This is from Smith's great photo …

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9 ¼ x 7 ¼ - inch gelatin silver print, 1971 or soon after. This is from Smith's great photo essay on Minimata, published in LIFE in June 1972, and as a book in 1975. There is a small Magnum stamp on the bottom, verso, with Smith's name and "CT2" in red pen and a stamp for Le Sauvage Paris, a Journal …

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Signature
Magnum credit stamp
Frame
Not included
W. Eugene Smith
American, 1918–1976
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Called a fanatic of his craft and, often, "troublesome" by his editors, photographer and …

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Called a fanatic of his craft and, often, "troublesome" by his editors, photographer and photojournalist W. Eugene Smith demanded such perfection of his images that he destroyed most of his early work. He began taking pictures at age 14, initially of airplanes, exploring an interest in aeronautical …

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W. Eugene Smith

Toxic chemical flowing into the bay, 1971

Gelatin silver print
9 1/4 × 7 1/4 in
23.5 × 18.4 cm
$750
location
Yonkers, New York
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