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  • Provenance

    Magnum Photos, London

  • Literature

    W. W. Norton & Co., In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers, 1989, p. 121

  • Catalogue Essay

    The exhibition In Our Time was realised to celebrate forty years of one of the most famous and prestigious photography agencies ever formed – Magnum Photos, founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, David ‘Chim’ Seymour and George Rodger. Originally four exhibition sets of In Our Time were produced, touring throughout fifteen countries world-wide and becoming one of the most popular and successful exhibitions of recent times. Three of these exhibition sets are now owned by the following institutions – The Pompidou Centre, Paris; Waikato Museum, New Zealand and George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. The prints in lots 79-87 are from the fourth and final exhibition set, the only set to have been offered for sale on the public market as individual works. no more sets will be made. The book that accompanied the origination of the exhibition sets, In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers is also now out of print.

79

Suspect in the back of a police car, New York City

1978
Gelatin silver print, printed circa 1989.
56.5 x 38.1 cm. (22 1/4 x 15 in).
Signed in pencil on the verso.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £8,750

Photographs

15 Oct 2009
London