Tina Modotti - Photographs London Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, Boston

  • Exhibited

    Lincoln, MA, deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children, 2 February - 27 April 2008

  • Literature

    Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung (AIZ), 1928, cover
    Confederación Regional Obrera Mexicana (CROM), 1928, cover
    M. Constantine, Tina Modotti: A Fragile Life, New York: Rizzoli, 1983, p. 133
    M. Hooks, Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutioary, 1993, p. 147
    S. Lowe, Tina Modotti, Photographs, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998, p. 94
    Presumed Innocence, Lincoln, MA: deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, 2008, pl. 1

  • Catalogue Essay

    Other prints of this image are in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York and The George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester.


A proud little agrarista (Mexican peasant boy)

circa 1927
Gelatin silver print.
22.9 x 17.1 cm (9 x 6 3/4 in)

£20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for £25,000

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Lou Proud
Head of Sale
+ 44 207 318 4018


London 7 November 2013 4pm